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.
Roughly one third of the total project aid that was supplied by Catholic Charity Foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International in the year 2020, went to Africa, the leadership of the organization has reported.
Catholic Mission Hospitals are over-stretching their resources while attending to COVID-19 cases in the country, the Bishop at the helm of the Health Commission of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) has said.
Refugees in various African countries continue to be excluded in COVID-19 programs such as provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and even vaccination against the coronavirus, members of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) have said.
The Bishop of Kenya’s Kakamega Diocese has faulted the government for suspending public worship in parts of the country, a move that seems to undermine, the Bishop says, the role of the Inter-faith Council.
The leadership of Senegal’s National Inter-Diocesan Committee for Catholic Pilgrimages (CINPEC) has announced the cancellation of the 2021 pilgrimage to the Holy land amid “persistence” of COVID-19 pandemic in the West African nation.
The Bishop of South Africa’s Catholic Diocese of Kroonstad has called upon young people in the country to be witnesses of Jesus Christ in their families and society and to stand up for justice and peace ahead of the country’s Youth Day on Wednesday, June 16.
A group of Catholics in the Indian Ocean Island nation of Mauritius are spearheading three days of national prayer for the country’s challenges, including COVID-19 pandemic and issues at personal level.
The Auxiliary Bishop of South Africa’s Cape Town Archdiocese has called on Christians and the public to do everything within their power to promote and protect life amid surging cases of COVID-19 infection in the country.
Members of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) have sought to address concerns around the COVID-19 vaccine.
The Catholic Bishop of South Africa’s Kroonstad Diocese has, in a statement, urged Catholics to strictly adhere to COVID-19 preventive measures amid a surge in infections in the country, especially in the territory covered by the Diocese.
The leadership of Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), has, in a report, outlined initiatives the entity has undertaken in facilitating the fight against COVID-19 in African countries.
South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Yei has equipped over thirty people with basic psychosocial support skills to control the abuse of drugs among the young people in Yei River County of the country’s Eastern Equatoria State.
Members of the Mary Help Association of Christians (ADMA) serving in South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Wau have distributed facemasks to school girls to assist them in fighting COVID-19 while they remain in school.
Catholic Bishops in Kenya have, in a collective statement issued at the end of their Ordinary Plenary Assembly, outlined seven issues affecting the East African nation, which they want addressed for a “peaceful, secure and prosperous” nation.
How the Blessed Virgin Mary reflects African values and what the people of God in Africa can learn from her response to angel Gabriel are some of the highlights of a new book that was launched in Nairobi on Tuesday, May 18.