Human life

Archbishop Jude Thaddaeus Ruwa'ichi of Tanzania's Dar es Salaam Archdiocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Nobody Has Right to Destroy Human Life, Tanzanian Archbishop Decries Rising Murder Cases

Feb 15, 2022

The Catholic Archbishop of Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam Archdiocese has lamented about the increasing cases of murder in the East African nation saying no one is permitted to end another person’s life.

Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of Nigeria's Sokoto Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Nigerian Catholic Bishop Faults Government for Years of “silence” amid Loss of Human Life

Dec 28, 2021

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese in Nigeria has faulted the Federal Government of the West African nation for year of silence amid kidnappings and loss of human life.

Mr. Chris Wamalwa, a Kenyan Catholic Lawmaker, receiving the St. Mother Teresa Award. Credit: Chris Wamalwa Facebook

Kenyan Lawmaker Awarded for Promoting Human Life, Says He’s “motivated to go further”

Sep 1, 2021

The Kenyan Member of Parliament (MP) who received an international award for his effort in pro-life activities has told ACI Africa that the international recognition motivates him to do more to promote human life.   

Members of the Episcopal Conference of Burkina-Niger (CEBN)/ Credit: Fr. Paul Dah

Catholic Bishops in Burkina Faso, Niger Call for Safeguarding of Human Life amid Threats

May 25, 2021

Bishops in Burkina Faso and Niger have, in their latest Pastoral Letter circulated Tuesday, May 25, called on the people of God in the two neighboring West African nations to commit themselves to safeguarding human life.

Thabani Nkhomonye who was allegedly killed by the police in Swaziland/ Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Entity in Swaziland “outraged” by Alleged Police Killing of University Student

May 25, 2021

The alleged killing of a University student in Swaziland, officially the Kingdom of Eswatini, by the police has enraged the Eswatini Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (ECCJP), officials of the Catholic entity of Manzini Diocese have said.

President of Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province,  Archbishop Gabriel Abegunrin

“Human life seems to have lost value”: Bishops of Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province, Nigeria

Feb 6, 2020

Against the backdrop of multiple cases of kidnappings and killings including that of 18-year-old seminarian Michael Nnadi, Catholic Bishops in Nigeria’s Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province (IEP) have expressed their concerns about the safety of citizens in what they have termed a “worsening situation of security of life and property” that seems to demonstrate little or no regard for human life.