The Catholic Bishop of Kenya’s Kakamega Diocese has “strongly discouraged” members of the Clergy from reaching out to politicians for funds.
Zimbabwe’s Catholic Diocese of Masvingo is empowering women through self-help initiatives in view of ending “the scourge” of gender-based violence (GBV) in that part of the country.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), an international Human Rights foundation, is calling for the release of an Egyptian man who was arrested towards the end of last year when clashes broke out between Muslims and Christians in Upper Egypt.
Theft of COVID-19 response funds in nine Southern African countries is a cause for concern for Catholic Bishops in the region who are decrying the vice and urging solidarity with “weakest and needy members of society.”
The Catholic Archbishop of South Africa’s Cape Town Archdiocese has urged the people of God under his pastoral care to continue exercising restraint against singing during Holy Mass to curb COVID-19 infections.
Saint Cornelius was elected Pope in 251 during the persecutions of the Emperor Decius. His first challenge, besides the ever present threat of the Roman authorities, was to bring an end to the schism brought on by his rival, the first anti-pope Novatian. He convened a synod of bishops to confirm him as the rightful successor of Peter.
Catholic Bishops in Kenya have, in a collective statement, outlined nine issues of concern, which they want addressed to keep alive the hope of the citizens of the East African nation.
The Nigerian Catholic Priest who was kidnapped from his Parish residence in the Diocese of Kafanchan on Monday, September 13 has been freed.
The President of Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) has lauded the Synod on Synodality, which Pope Francis announced earlier this year to solemnly open next month, on 9–10 October 2021 in Rome.
Dozens of Major Seminarians in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are set to benefit from a financial “contribution” from the Catholic Pastoral Charity, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, the leadership of the Pontifical entity has said in a report.
Dozens of vulnerable children in the Southern African nation of Namibia are receiving nutritional support through a feeding program at Don Bosco Youth Center amid COVID-19 challenges.
Nigerian government’s lack of strictness in dealing with militia groups is behind the security failures in the West African nation, the leadership of Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights organization, has said.
The feast of Our Lady of Sorrows commemorates the seven great sorrows which Mary lived in relation to Her Son, as they are recorded in the Gospels or through Tradition.
Prayers are being sought for the “quick and safe release” of a Catholic Priest kidnapped from his Parish residence in Nigeria’s Kafanchan Diocese.
Catholics and Muslims are collaborating in the ongoing construction of a Catholic school under the auspices of members of the Society of African Missions (SMA) at a village in Liberia’s Gbarnga Diocese.
Members of the Zambia-based Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) have lauded President Hakainde Hichilema (HH) for his maiden address to the 13th Parliament that “struck the right codes” but, reflecting on previous speeches, wondered if HH would chart a new path and “walk the talk”.
Trinidad Sánchez Moreno, the Spanish Consecrated Catholic who founded the Religious Congregation of The Work of The Church, has been eulogized as “selfless” weeks after she was laid to rest.
Officials of CitizenGo Africa, the African branch of the International Catholic entity of social activists, are calling on the government of Nigeria’s Ondo State to stop an order that requires residents to get vaccinated before they are cleared to access essential services including going to places of worship.
The feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross celebrates two historical events: the discovery of the True Cross by Saint Helena, the mother of the Emperor Constantine, in 320 under the temple of Venus in Jerusalem, and the dedication in 335 of the basilica and shrine built on Calvary by Constantine, which mark the site of the Crucifixion.
The just concluded International Eucharistic Congress was fruitful in multiple ways, a Nigerian Archbishop has said.