Lenten Campaign

The launch of the Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambia (CDTY) 2024 Lenten Campaign. Credit: CDTY

Lent: Catholic Diocese in South Sudan Reflecting on Life, Livelihoods Sustainability

Feb 21, 2024

The people of God in South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambia (CDTY) have been called upon to reflect on what each one of them needs to do for the sustainability of life and livelihoods during the Lenten Season this year.

Nelson Ogunsanya (10) and Lía López Blanco (7) pictured at the launch of Trócaire's annual Lenten appeal as the charity marks their 50th Anniversary this year. Credit: Mark Stedman

Catholic Entity’s Annual Lenten Appeal to Support Somalia’s “millions of people in hunger”

Feb 25, 2023

The leadership of the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, Trócaire, has launched its annual Lenten Appeal, Trócaire Box, aimed at reaching out to the “millions of people in hunger in Somalia”.

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Nigeria's Abuja Archdiocese / Courtesy Photo

“Poverty menacingly threatening our rights, values, entire existence”: Nigerian Archbishop

Mar 1, 2021

A Nigerian Archbishop has, in a homily, decried the high levels of poverty among the people of God in the West African nation, likening its impact to that of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Malindi  Diocesan Administrator, Fr. Albert Buijs blesses items for the vulnerable people in the diocese. Looking on is Executive Secretary of the Catholic Justice and Peace Commission of the diocese, Moses Mpuria / CJPC Malindi/ Moses Mpuria

Lenten Campaign Collections Aiding COVID-19 Interventions in Kenya’s Malindi Diocese

Apr 22, 2020

Kenya’s Malindi diocese is putting to use funds collected during this year’s Lenten period to finance humanitarian relief efforts toward the most vulnerable people in the territory of the diocese amid COVID-19 restrictions, a diocesan official has told ACI Africa.

CJPC Chairman (R) unveils the banner for the 2020 Lenten Campaign / ACI Africa

Repent about Stolen Public Resources, Bishops in Kenya Appeal at Lenten Campaign Launch

Feb 24, 2020

As the war against corruption in Kenya intensifies following the launch of a six-month country-wide campaign against graft in October 2019, Catholic Bishops in the East African nation have called on the people who “have stolen or unfairly taken public resources” to seek forgiveness and to change their ways.