Episcopal Anniversary

Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto in Nigeria. Credit: Catholic Diocese of Sokoto

Catholic Bishop in Nigeria Hailed for “selfless service” on Episcopal Anniversary

Sep 9, 2023

Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto has been lauded for his “selfless service” to the people of God in the West African nation since he was Consecrated Bishop 12 years ago.

Cheerful Bishop Christian Carlassare blessing the faithful at Holy Family Parish Church, Rumbek, after consecrating the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Credit: Fr. Wanyonyi Eric Simiyu, S.J/Rumbek

At Episcopal Anniversary, Bishop in South Sudan Consecrates See to Mary’s Immaculate Heart

Mar 26, 2023

At the Eucharistic celebration to mark one year since he was Ordained Bishop, the Local Ordinary of Rumbek Diocese has presided over the consecration of the South Sudanese Episcopal See to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Phillippe Cardinal Ouédraogo of Burkina Faso's Ouagadougou Archdiocese. Credit: Courtesy photo

Catholic Bishops in Eastern Africa Congratulate SECAM President on Episcopal Anniversary

Nov 26, 2021

The leadership of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) has congratulated the President of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) as he marks 25 years since he was ordained a Bishop.

Bishop George Nkuo of Cameroon's Kumbo Diocese.

At Episcopal Anniversary, Cameroonian Bishop Highlights Challenges amid Anglophone Crisis

Sep 8, 2020

The Bishop of Cameroon’s Kumbo Diocese has, on the occasion of his 14th Episcopal Anniversary, highlighted the challenges he faces amid the protracted Anglophone crisis in the Central African nation, expressing the hope that the violence ends soon.