Archbishop Stephen Ameyu Martin of Juba Archdiocese in South Sudan. Credit: CRN

“Set aside individual interest”: Catholic Archbishop to South Sudanese Lawmakers

Mar 30, 2023

The Catholic Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan has called on lawmakers in the East-Central African country to “set aside individual interest, and prejudice” and work towards improving the living standards of citizens.

Logo of the National Peace Council (NPC) in Ghana. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Dialogue to Resolve Budget Impasse, Peace Council Officials in Ghana Urge Lawmakers

Dec 6, 2021

Officials of the National Peace Council (NPC) in Ghana are calling on Members of Parliament (MPs) in the West African nation to resolve the impasse surrounding the approval of the 2022 budget.

Bishop Eugène Cyrille Houndékon reading the message of members of the Episcopal Conference of Benin (CEB)/ Credit: Courtesy Photo

Vote to Legalize Abortion Fosters “culture of death”: Catholic Bishops in Benin

Oct 21, 2021

A bill seeking to legalize abortion in most circumstances in the West African nation of Benin through the amendment of the law on sexual health is a threat to life and seeks to foster a “culture of death”, Catholic Bishops in the country noted in a statement earlier this week.

Catholic Bishops in Kenya. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Lobby Government to Participate in UN Conference: Kenya's Bishops Charge Lawmakers

Sep 12, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Kenya are urging Members of Parliament (MPs) to pressurize the government to “actively participate” in the planned United Nations (UN) Binding Treaty negotiations.

Members of the Episcopal Conference of Gabon.

Bill to Decriminalize Homosexuality in Gabon a “danger for children, homosexuals”: Bishops

Jun 25, 2020

Catholic Church leaders in Gabon have reacted to the decision by members of the National Assembly to decriminalize homosexuality saying the vote represents “a danger for our children and for homosexuals themselves.”