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.
The Bishop of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Embu is appealing to the government of the East African country to show kindness to thousands of people who have been left homeless following forceful evictions in his episcopal see.
The Catholic Bishop of South Sudan’s Yei Diocese has, on the occasion of his 51st Priestly anniversary, appealed for unity in the face of various national challenges, including insecurity and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kenya’s Interfaith Council mandated to guide the resumption of public worship amid COVID-19 pandemic is urging caution following the latest easing of the coronavirus restrictions in the East African nation.
The leadership of the development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales, Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD) has, in a report, outlined its efforts in supporting the fight against COVID-19 in African countries.
On the Accra streets in Ghana, people born with disabilities lead miserable lives after they are abandoned by their families owing to cultural beliefs.
The annual national Marian pilgrimage in the West African nation of Senegal that had been scheduled to take place this month has been canceled amid COVID-19 restrictions, the Catholic Bishops in the country have announced.
Members of the Council of Religions in Mauritius have pledged to continue reaching out to the people of God who have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 lockdown in the Indian Ocean Island nation.
A Malawian Catholic Church leader has sought to encourage his compatriots to receive the COVID-19 vaccine amid reported low turnout in the vaccination centers.
Pope Francis prayed a rosary Saturday for an end to the coronavirus pandemic, imploring the Virgin Mary to intercede for healing for the sick, comfort for the grieving, and hope for the future.
Catholic Bishops from nine countries in Southern Africa under their umbrella body of the Inter-regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) are calling on the regional economic blocs to focus their attention on the ongoing crisis in Mozambique owing to the protracted violence.
Catholic doctors and social activists in Kenya are mourning the passing on of Dr. Stephen Kimotho Karanja, describing him as a man of strong conviction and a defender of the sanctity of human life.
The leadership of the Catholic Church in Mauritius has, in a report, highlighted the Church’s initiatives to reach out to those in the country’s tourism sector whose livelihoods have been negatively affected by COVID-19 restrictions.
Pope Francis on Friday celebrated the feast of St. George, his namesake, with 600 of Rome’s poor and needy, as they waited to receive the second dose of the coronavirus vaccination at the Vatican.
A Catholic Nun ministering in Lesotho has, in a report, recounted the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the people of God in the Southern African kingdom noting that her community “lost too many warriors in this battle.”
The Vatican has announced a rosary initiative dedicating the month of May to prayer for an end to the coronavirus pandemic.
At least 3,500 families reported to be severely affected by the effects of COVID-19 in Mauritius are expected to receive food aid from the development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Church in the Indian Ocean island nation.
COVID-19 lockdown in Uganda came with torture, sexual violence, unfair arrests, and deaths in police custody among other serious violations of human rights, a recent investigation by the Justice and Peace Commissions (JPC) of the Catholic Archdiocese of Gulu and Lira Diocese in the East African country has established.
A series of letter templates released by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) allows Catholic to contact vaccine makers and ask them to stop relying on cell lines from aborted babies.