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Caritas South Sudan Expresses Commitment to Contribute to Vatican COVID-19 Fund

May 29, 2020

The leadership of Caritas South Sudan, the development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference in the country, has expressed the commitment to contributing towards the COVID-19 emergency fund, which Pope Francis created last month.

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Kenya’s PMS Strategizes on the Yearlong Celebration of “the Word of God in our families”

Feb 17, 2020

At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) that brought together diocesan directors and Pontifical Missionary Childhood (PMC) coordinators in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, ways of sharing the Word of God at the grassroots were deliberated, participants underlining the need to own and read the Bible individually and collectively.

Thankful Mozambican children expressing gratitude to the international community for support after Cyclone Idai

Catholic Children in Ivory Coast to Reach Out to Counterparts in Cyclone-hit Mozambique

Nov 30, 2019

Following two violent cyclones that hit Mozambique early this year causing severe levels of food insecurity among the population including children, Catholic Children in Ivory Coast under the guidance of the National Directorate of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) have been encouraged to raise funds and reach out to their counterparts in the Southeastern African nation as a concrete sign of solidarity.

PMC and PMS diocesan Directors during Training in Nairobi, Kenya: October 30, 2019 / ACI Africa

Children Animators in Kenya Discuss Need to Enhance Child Safeguarding

Nov 3, 2019

At a recent meeting in Kenya’s capital Nairobi that brought together diocesan Coordinators of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) and Pontifical Missionary Children (PMC), the need to enhance the protection and safeguarding of children in the Church featured prominently, with the clergy and religious in attendance admitting cases of child abuse in their country and a Bishop calling on adherence to child safeguarding policies.

Section of Pontifical Missionary Children in Kenya at the Village of Mary Mother of God National Shrine, Subukia, Nakuru diocese

The Missionary Attitude of Children Evangelizes, Testimonies from Kenyan Animators

Nov 1, 2019

The usually friendly attitude of children as they interact among themselves as well as with adults can go a long way in promoting the missionary spirit espoused by the Church, making kids worthy agents of evangelization, animators of children in Kenya have testified.

Fr. Jean Noel Gossou alongside other priests, religious and faithful at the end of Holy Mass to conclude the Extraordinary Missionary Month in Ivory Coast on October 27, 2019

“Missionary awakening must not Stop with October 2019”: Ivorian Church Leader Says

Oct 30, 2019

As the Extraordinary Missionary Month of October 2019 (EMMOCT2019) commissioned by Pope Francis under the theme “baptized and sent” ends this Thursday, a Church leader in the West African nation of Ivory Coast has encouraged a continued life of witnessing the values of the gospel beyond this month so that the mission of Jesus Christ is made “part of our daily lives.”