Fiducia Supplicans (FS)

Robert Cardinal Sarah addressing members of the National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (NECC). Credit: NECC

Cardinal Sarah Decries Paganism, Says Contemporary Church “experiencing temptation of atheism”

Apr 13, 2024

A section of Church leaders have aligned themselves with modern day values in the name “contemporary culture” akin to paganism, Robert Cardinal Sarah has noted with concern. 

Robert Cardinal Sarah with members of the National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (NECC). Credit: NECC

Cardinal Sarah Urges Africa’s Catholic Bishops to Defend “unity of faith” in October 2024 Synod on Synodality Session

Apr 12, 2024

Robert Cardinal Sarah has urged Catholic Bishops in Africa to be keen on defending the Catholic faith, voicing their opposition to defenders of “particular cultures” during the October 2024 session of the ongoing Synod on Synodality, which Pope Francis extended to 2024, with the first session, 4-29 October 2023, having concluded with a 42-page summary report.

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DR Congo’s Lifting of Moratorium on Death Penalty “a step backwards”: Cardinal Ambongo

Mar 20, 2024

The decision by the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to lift a 2003 ban on the death penalty is retrogressive, the Local Ordinary of the country’s Kinshasa Archdiocese, Fridolin Cardinal Ambongo, has said.

A screenshot of Fridolin Cardinal Ambongo during the March 17 interview with KTO. Credit: KTO

In Africa, Fiducia Supplicans Perceived as “cultural colonization, Western imperialism”: SECAM President

Mar 19, 2024

Fiducia Supplicans (FS), the declaration by the Vatican Dicastery for the Doctrine of Faith (DDF) permitting the blessing of “same-sex couples” and couples in other “irregular situations”,  was perceived as “cultural colonization” in Africa, the President of the Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) has said.