An international Catholic activist organization has launched an online campaign to compel the government of the East African country to grant justice to families that have lost their members in suspected extra-judicial killings and acts of banditry in the country.
Pope Francis has donated medical equipment to the Good Shepherd Catholic Mission Hospital of Eswatini’s lone Diocese, Manzini, to help in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
Religious leaders from West and Central Africa have jointly declared to use their positions in the society to end slavery and human trafficking, which have been said to rise during the COVID-19 pandemic, with traffickers “preying on the vulnerable.”
The reopening of churches only for congregants vaccinated against COVID-19 in Zimbabwe is problematic, Christian leaders in the Southern African nation have cautioned.
Catholic Parishes across various Dioceses in Kenya are invited to pray the Holy Rosary for those working towards evangelization in the country through the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB).
The Catholic Priest who oversaw the construction of the new Christ the King Cathedral of Kenya’s Bungoma Diocese that was Consecrated in May is being eulogized as a hardworking, committed, dedicated servant of God.
The Catholic Bishop of South Africa’s Klerksdorp Diocese has announced the consecration of his Episcopal See to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary on separate days during which the people of God who the Bishop says are struggling to survive will pray for the end of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Representatives of a Christian church and Muslim community in Uganda have filed a law suit against the country over the suspension of in-person worship as part of the COVID-19 restrictions.
The leadership of the Catholic Institute of Education (CIE) in South Africa has called on parents in the country to show their partnership in the education program by ensuring that their children attend school amid a reported increase in the number of dropouts as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Catholic Sisters in Kenya have launched a six-month COVID-19 prevention and vaccine awareness campaign in view of encouraging community members to “get vaccinated and embrace other preventive measures” against the pandemic.
The leadership of the Catholic Women Organization Nigeria (CWON) is mobilizing leaders of the entity to help Nigerian authorities contain the third wave of COVID-19 in the country.
The Episcopal Ordination of Msgr. Raphael Wokorach that had been postponed owing to COVID-19 restrictions in Uganda has been rescheduled to next week, Saturday, August 14.
The Catholic Church in Sierra Leone, through her charity arm, is demanding accountability in the way the West African country collects and spends taxes on its vast minerals.
The leadership of the development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Bishops in South Sudan, Caritas South Sudan, has provided a variety of seeds to at least 3,000 households in the East-Central African nation and plans to train beneficiaries of the initiative on subsistent farming.
The leadership of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) that brings together Catholic Bishops in Africa have “passionately” appealed to the people of God on the continent to avoid divisions, striving to embrace an inclusive culture that is rooted in Christ.
Cleopas Ray Vilakazi who, alongside his wife, helped initiate more than 2,000 couples into the institution of marriage, has been eulogized as a dedicated marriage counselor.
The need for the Laity in Africa to connect with members of the Clergy and women and men Religious at a time when people across the globe are struggling with COVID-19 challenges has been emphasized at a virtual conference organized by the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA).
In revised guidelines following the relax restrictions on public worship in South Africa, a Catholic Bishop in the country has urged the faithful to strictly adhere to COVID-19 preventive measures.
A Catholic Archbishop in South Africa has favorably compared the situation in the country amid violent protests and COVID-19 pandemic with the experience of the people of Israel in the wilderness.
Members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Uganda’s Archdiocese of Kampala have noted with concern the “incredibly high” cost of treating COVID-19 patients in the East African country.