A Catholic Priest in Zimbabwe coordinating an office of the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (ZCBC) has highlighted the plight of refugees and migrants, saying that their lives entail “risking everything” in search of a better life.
Jesuit scholars in Zambia have lauded the government for introducing free education from early childhood to secondary school level terming the initiative a “right” step towards bridging the gap between the poor and the rich in the Southern African nation.
Officials of the Civil Society Organization (CSO) Debt Alliance in Zambia are calling on those who have loaned the Southern African nation money, whether private or other governments, to consider cancelling the loans in what they term “a large-scale debt cancellation”.
African countries have plunged into an extreme financial crisis owing to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) have said, and called for increased global financing to support post-pandemic recovery efforts on the continent.
Members of the Civil Society Organization (CSO) Debt Alliance in Zambia have lauded the country’s government for what they have described as “notable positives” in recovering the Southern African nation’s ailing economy.
The Southern African nation of Zambia is expected to record a significant increase in the cost of living by the end of January 2022, officials of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) have said.
Church leaders in Zambia under the Christian Churches Monitoring Group (CCMG) have called on the media in the Southern African nation to observe impartiality and fairness in the coverage of the ongoing political campaigns ahead of the Kabwata Constituency Parliamentary by-election scheduled for February 3.
Three Kenyan-born Religious Brothers are preparing to leave for Zambia alongside their confrere who hails from the Southern African nation, as pioneer members of their Congregation in the country.
The decision by the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to cancel the Kabwata Constituency by-elections after one of the candidates withdrew from the polls is a reason for the Southern African country to review its Constitution, officials of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) have said.
The people of God in Chimese village in Zambia’s Mansa Diocese have year-round access to clean water thanks to members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) who have drilled a borehole in the region.
The new policy adopted by the Bank of Zambia (BoZ) to control inflation in the country might worsen the living conditions of the people of God in the Southern African nation, members of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) have said.
The leadership of Caritas Zambia has called on the country’s government to strengthen the policies and programs so as to address the current impact of climate change in the Southern African nation.
Zambians are closely monitoring the government to ensure it fulfills the promise of using resources realized from the removed fuel subsidies are used “to cushion the poor and vulnerable” members of the society, officials of a Jesuit institution in Zambia have said.
Members of the Zambia Catholic Bishops Conference (ZCCB) have, in their Advent message, cautioned Christians in the Southern African nation against giving in to “secularization and materialism” and ending up in what they term “de-Christianization”.
The Catholic Bishop of Zambia’s Mansa Diocese has directed that the elderly in his Episcopal See are placed at the center of the ongoing conversations on the Synod on Synodality.
A Catholic Priest in Zambia is calling on the country’s political leadership to engage citizens in the process of reforming the economy, especially in the government’s engagements with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
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.
Christian leaders in Zambia have called on officials of the country’s Ministry of Local Government to rigorously evaluate the mounting of billboards in view of preventing accidents.
Women Religious under the auspices of the Zambia Association of Sisterhoods (ZAS) have been urged to encourage members to be vocal on faith matters.
The people of God in Nambe village within the pastoral area covered by St. Mary's Parish of Zambia’s Kabwe Diocese are set to benefit from the chapel whose renovation and expansion is underway, the Catholic organization involved in the project says in a report.