The leadership of Kwazulu-Natal Christian Council (KZNCC) in South Africa has, in a statement, faulted the South African government for ordering closure of places of worship saying churches have all along been observing strict COVID-19 containment measures in their services.
A Catholic Priest in Zimbabwe has encouraged the youth in the Southern African nation to take part in the country’s “policy making processes,” noting that their reluctance in participating in governance matters has compromised their future endeavors.
A member of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Africa has called on President of the U.S., Joe Biden, to use the July 15 meeting with German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, to persuade her to support the waiver of patent rights on the production of COVID-19 vaccines.
The leadership of KwaZulu-Natal Christian Council (KZNCC) has, in a statement, condemned the ongoing violence in the South African Province saying the destruction of property witnessed during protests is “totally unacceptable.”
A youth leader in Uganda has called on young people in the East African nation to engage digital media to share “messages of hope and encouragement” among themselves in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Uganda has continued to implement stringent measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 amid a spike in infections and related deaths, a situation that has terribly impacted the wellbeing of refugees who were already struggling to survive in the East African country.
A number of South Sudanese Catholics who are seeking refuge around Nakuru town in Kenya’s Rift Valley Province have been gathering in groups for prayers in the absence of a Priest.
Catholic charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), has facilitated the provision of personal protective equipment (PPEs) to more than 1200 pastoral workers in Zimbabwe.
The Apostleship of the Sea in Kenya’s Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa plans to develop, in collaboration with other stakeholders, an online communication tool in the country’s maritime sector to keep those who work at sea in touch with their families.
The Catholic Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has encouraged members of the Association of Catholic Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (ACMPN) to take their profession as a vocation and be part of the solution to pain in society by being at humanity’s service.
The Apostolic Administrator of Uganda’s Kampala Archdiocese, Bishop Paul Ssemogerere has faulted people taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to hike prices of basic commodities and healthcare services.
A Catholic Bishop in South Africa has reprimanded critics of COVID-19 vaccines for discouraging others from taking the jab, saying that dissuading others from the inoculation is doing them injustice.
Tales of Kenyan children born with disabilities who are chained away from society sometimes sound too graphic to be true. This, however, was the story of David (not his real name) who was raised by his father at a village outside Kenya’s capital, Nairobi.
Early last year, millions of people across the world followed closely as Pope Francis walked unaccompanied towards the Altar of Casa Santa Marta chapel next to St. Peter’s Basilica where he celebrated Holy Mass alone. The Holy Father had made a special appeal to the Faithful to follow Holy Mass virtually as governments across the world ordered closure of places of worship following the outbreak of COVID-19.
Catholic Bishops in the Central African Republic (CAR) have, in a collective statement, expressed concerns about violence in the country and called upon all parties in conflict and citizens to be committed to peace.
Days after the Government of Mauritius lifted restrictions put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19, the leadership of the Catholic Diocese of Port Louis has announced the resumption of public worship with a limited number of faithful.
Tanzanian President has called upon Catholic Bishops and other religious leaders in the East African country to be part of COVID-19 sensitization initiatives, reminding the people of God under their care “of the need to protect ourselves.”
Catholic Bishops in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have, at the end of their plenary assembly, highlighted four challenges the people of God in the Central African nation are facing, which they want addressed for the achievement of national cohesion and development.
The Episcopal Ordination of Msgr. Raphael Wokorach that had been planned for Saturday, June 26 has been postponed until further notice.
A Catholic Missionary Priest heading a refugee settlement in Uganda has lauded the East African nation for providing a safe haven for refugees and urged other countries to follow suit.