Hall of  St. Michael Catholic Church Bogoso in Ghana's Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese. Credit: Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese/Facebook

Catholic Parish in Ghana Providing Accommodation to Gas Explosion Victims

Jan 29, 2022

The Catholic Parish of St. Michael in Ghana's Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese is providing accommodation to victims of last week’s gas explosion that occurred near a mining town in the Southwestern region of the country.

Logo of the Ghana Catholic Bishops' Conference (GCBC). Credit: GCBC

Catholic Bishops in Ghana Appeal for Support to Address Needs of Gas Explosion Victims

Jan 26, 2022

Members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) have, in a collective statement, appealed for generous donations to help address the needs of victims of last week’s gas explosion that occurred near a mining town in the Southwestern region of the country.

Poster calling for  an end to Violence against women. Credit: CGTN Africa

Strengthen Services for Victims of Gender-Based Violence, Caritas Zambia Urges Government

Nov 26, 2021

The Zambian government has been urged to intensify services that contribute towards the healing of victims of Gender-Based Violence (GBV), which is on the increase in the Southern African nation.

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Catholic Bishops in Ghana “sympathize with all” Affected by Tidal Waves

Nov 17, 2021

Members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops Conference (GCBC) have penned a letter expressing their sympathy with victims of the tidal waves that hit the country’s Volta Region and coast of Ada. 

Pope Francis gives his weekly Angelus message on Nov. 7, 2021 | Vatican Media

Pope Concerned about Violence in Ethiopia, Prays for Victims of Explosion in Sierra Leone

Nov 8, 2021

The escalating violence in Ethiopia is cause for concern for Pope Francis who has also expressed his spiritual solidarity with the victims of the explosion in the West African nation of Sierra Leone. 

Victims of Floods in Kenya in Need of  humanitarian Assistance

Kenya-Based Small Christian Community Facilitates Aid to Victims of Floods, Landslides

Dec 11, 2019

At a time when rain-triggered disasters including flash floods, mudslides and landslides have caused hundreds of deaths across East Africa and negatively affected livelihoods of millions of people who require urgent assistance, a Small Christian Community (SCC) in Kenya’s Lodwar diocese has reached out to various entities and individuals, facilitating aid to victims within its quarters.

Rescue workers search for casualties at the site of the landslide caused by heavy rains in Gouache, Bafoussam West Region, Cameroon: October 30, 2019

Landslide in Cameroon Claims Dozens, Bishop Asks Priests to “celebrate Masses for victims”

Oct 31, 2019

Following the Tuesday, October 29 landslide in Cameroon’s western city of Bafoussam that has claimed the lives of at least 42 people with many others still unaccounted for, the Local Ordinary of Bafoussam diocese has expressed his solidarity with the victims of the tragedy and the affected families and asked his priests to celebrate Mass in their respective parishes in memory of the dead and their kin.