Christians have been persecuted by adversarial groups since the time of the apostles, and in varied parts of the world Christians continue to face existential threats.
Pope Francis in his Angelus address on Sunday honored an Italian missionary sister who was killed by Islamist terrorists in Mozambique.
The Catholic Church is promoting fraternity between Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and locals in Northern Mozambique, the leadership of the Dennis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) has said.
The Immaculate Heart of Mary House in the Catholic Parish of Cerâmica of Mozambique’s Lichinga Diocese has become “a meeting point” for displaced people in the Southern African country.
The short moment of quiet that followed numerous insurgent attacks in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province last year has been interrupted by a fresh wave of kidnapping and macabre killings, a Catholic Priest and Religious Sisters in the embattled region have said.
The tropical storm, which has been crossing the Northern region of Mozambique since the early hours of Monday, January 24 is “another great disaster” to the Southern African country that has suffered numerous weather disasters in the past, a Catholic Bishop in the country has said.
Parishioners of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Mozambique’s Catholic Diocese of Pemba are using a Crucifix they made from a piece of wood they salvaged from one of the houses that militants burnt down in the mission of Nangololo.
The leadership of the Catholic peace foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has faulted reports that the Rwandan and Mozambican forces have stopped the operations of terrorists in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province.
Religious leaders who met in Mozambique’s city of Pemba have distanced themselves from extremists who kill in the name of religion in the country’s Cabo Delgado Province and vowed to unite in the fight against radicalism and violence in the embattled region.
Catholic Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) United States, has sent out an appeal for help to construct a Church in Northern Mozambique to accommodate refugees who are arriving in the region in large numbers.
Displaced people who have undergone traumatic experiences in the embattled Cabo Delgado Province in Northern Mozambique are not receiving enough psychosocial support as attention is given to their other needs such as food and shelter, the Director of the Inter-Regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) Secretariat has said.
More villages in Northern Mozambique are experiencing insurgency as military intervention intensifies in the region, Catholic Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Portugal, has reported.
Is France using “development aid” to finance the intervention of Rwandan troops in Mozambique? This tops the list of questions that Catholic peace and charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), is exploring in an attempt to put a face to key players in the Mozambican crisis.
The Catholic Church in Mozambique has written to the Pontifical charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Portugal, requesting for help to renovate Mozambique’s first Catholic Seminary that was ruined in the country’s 1977 civil war.
Catholic Bishops in Mozambique have, in a collective statement, called for caution and a careful assessment of the security situation in the Southern African nation amid reports that the country is registering wins in the fight against insurgency in the country’s Cabo Delgado Province.
There is need for officials of the development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Church within the jurisdiction of the Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) to foster brotherly collaboration amongst themselves, the President of Caritas South Africa has said.
The leadership of the Catholic peace foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has faulted the growing international narrative that Islamist Jihadists are behind the ongoing insurgency in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province.
Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Italy, has approved two major projects that seek to abate the humanitarian crisis in Nigeria and Mozambique where insurgents have displaced locals from their homes.
Violation of Christian freedom is on the rise in nearly a half of Africa, Catholic charity and pontifical foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) United States, has said while announcing an international campaign to create awareness on religious persecution.
The leadership of the Catholic peace and charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), is concerned that more Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are arriving in Nampula, a city in Northeastern Mozambique amid reports that peace is returning in the embattled Cabo Delgado Province in the North.