A member of the Congregation of the Mantellate Sisters, Servants of Mary (MSM), commonly known as Servite Sisters, has highlighted education and healthcare as the most noteworthy achievements in their 100 years of service in the Southern Africa Province.
Many parts of Eswatini are experiencing renewed unrests, arrests and tortures of pro-democracy activists, Catholic charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has reported and faulted the country’s government for maintaining silence amid a deteriorating political, economic and social situation in the Southern African Kingdom.
Hundreds of vulnerable youth in Manzini city, Eswatini, have received nutritional support from members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SBD) in a collaborative initiative.
The Caritas entity of the Catholic Church is not a Non-Governmental Organization that exists as a separate entity from the Church, a Catholic Priest from Eswatini has said in his appeal to the people of God in the entire Southern African region to support activities undertaken by the charity arm of the Church.
Representatives of the Fellowship of Christian Councils of Southern Africa (FOCCISA) who were on a four-day solidarity pastoral visit to the Kingdom of Eswatini have gathered that the people of God in the country are going through “a very painful and traumatizing period” due to the ongoing unrest.
If any planned dialogue toward an end to the growing instability in Eswatini is to result in “an acceptable agreement,” there is need for the parties in conflict to engage notable “negotiators and mediators”, a Catholic Bishop in South Africa has said.
Representatives of Civil Society Organizations, political parties and citizens in Eswatini have rejected King Mswati III’s invitation to discuss the ongoing political crisis in the country at an annual national general meeting known as Sibaya.
The leadership of the Catholic charity and peace foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has expressed concerns about the protracted political instability characterized by demonstrations and violence in Eswatini.
The Council of Swaziland Churches in Eswatini has asked the government of the Southern African nation to stop using the COVID-19 situation to postpone dialogue that they say will restore peace in the country that is experiencing protracted protests.
Members of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) are calling on the government of Eswatini to listen to the cry of the people and to phase out absolute monarchy, which has been blamed for the violence and insecurity in the country.
There is need for the people of God in the Kingdom of Eswatini to understand the severity of the instability in their nation and make conscious efforts to build “a peaceful and just society”, the leadership of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) has said.
Some three months after police in the Kingdom of Eswatini violently suppressed pro-democracy protests, a delegation from the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) has started on a five-day “solidarity and pastoral visit” to the country.
The Catholic Bishop of Manzini, the only Diocese in the Kingdom of Eswatini, has expressed concern over the situation of ambiguity in the country following recent pro-democracy protests that turned violent.
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.
The leadership of Eswatini’s lone Catholic Diocese is dedicating August 15, the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, to “prayer and healing.”
The Catholic Bishop of Manzini, the lone Diocese in Eswatini has, in a report, invited the people of God in the Southern African nation to reflect on how to practice their Christian faith amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Christian leaders in the Kingdom of Eswatini have appealed to those who have lost their loved ones in the pro-democracy protests in recent weeks to remain calm even when the situation in the Southern African nation could be characterized by heightened emotions
The Catholic Bishop of Eswatini’s Manzini Diocese is offering prayers for the repose of souls of scores that have lost their lives in the violence that was sparked by pro-democracy protests in the Southern African country.
Catholic Bishops in nine Southern African countries have, in a statement, condemned the rise in arbitrary executions, indiscriminate arrests, abductions and a myriad of other human rights violations amid ongoing protests in Eswatini.
The Commission for Justice and Peace (CJPC) in Eswatini’s Catholic Diocese of Manzini has blamed the ongoing protests and violence in the Southern African nation on the failure of the country’s leadership to engage with the citizens on the issues that affect the people.