The Catholic Church in Zambia has a “fraternal” relationship with Malawi, two members of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) have said, adding that the ties that exist between the two neighboring countries came to the fore when Malawi suffered the devastating Cyclone Freddy.
Pope Francis was discharged from the hospital Saturday morning after a three-night stay in Rome’s Gemelli Hospital.
Catechists serving in South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio (CDTY) are “doing a great job”, a member of the Clergy of the Diocese has said.
Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering in Madagascar are providing basic means of livelihood, including “social support” to young boys imprisoned at a state-run rehabilitation center in the country’s capital, Antananarivo.
Palm Sunday marks the start of one of the most full and beautiful liturgical periods of the Catholic Church year.
Inside Our Lady of Victories Gerihun Parish of the Catholic Diocese of Bo, Sierra Leone, a six-year-old boy marks time, waiting for the Irish Priest presiding over Holy Mass to give the final blessing before he falls into the Priest’s steps, begging to visit the Parochial house.
April 1 is the feast of a little-known saint whose story demonstrates the power of the Church as the home of forgiveness, redemption and mercy. St. Mary of Egypt was a prostitute for 17 years before she received the Eucharist and chose the life of a hermit.
Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) has appealed to the newly elected Nigerian government to act first to stem what the charity research foundation describes as a new tide of violence in the West African country.
Catholic Bishops in Uganda are waiting for the details of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill (AHB) that members of Parliament (MPs) recently passed to be able to give the position of the Church in the East African nation, the Local Ordinary of Uganda’s Kampala Archdiocese has said.
There is need for politicians serving in the South Sudanese government to render services to the people of God in the East-Central African nation under the guidance and influence of values drawn from their respective religious affiliations, especially truth, a Catholic Bishop in the country has said.
The high cost of living in Zambia is likely to push low-income citizens “into abject poverty”, the Executive Director of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR), an institute that is engaged in research, advocacy, education, and consultancy on social issues, has said.
While staying at Rome’s Gemelli Hospital where he is undergoing treatment for bronchitis, Pope Francis paid a visit Friday to the pediatric oncology ward and baptized a newborn patient.
The Vatican said Friday that Pope Francis may be discharged from the hospital on Saturday after responding well to treatments yesterday and sharing a pizza dinner with those assisting him.
Trócaire, the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, is partnering with Mater Private Network, an Ireland-based private hospital, to continue facilitating healthcare for the people of God in Somalia in view of saving lives.
Blessed Jane lived in the French town of Toulouse during the 13th century. A Carmelite monastery was founded in the same town in 1240 which exposed Jane to the Carmelite lifestyle and spirituality.
Pope Francis is exhibiting “marked improvement” after being admitted to the hospital on Wednesday with difficulty breathing, which was later diagnosed as bronchitis.
Attentiveness to the poor and marginalized in society and the mercy of God are among the seven aspects that underpin the 10-year Pontificate of Pope Francis, a Ugandan-born Catholic Theologian has said.
Representatives of Church leaders in Zambia under the auspices of the Christian Churches Monitoring Group (CCMG) have decried the government’s failure to make public the 2019 Boundary Delimitation Report.
The Catholic Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan has called on lawmakers in the East-Central African country to “set aside individual interest, and prejudice” and work towards improving the living standards of citizens.
The Prefect of the Vatican Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments has intervened against the implementation of resolutions of the German Synodal Way that demand lay people should be able to regularly baptize and preach the homily at Holy Mass in churches across Germany.