St. John Baptist de la Salle is known for promoting and reforming Christian education, especially amongst the poor. He is also the founder of the Institute of the Brothers of Christian Schools, which now teaches around the world.
Catholic Bishops in Zambia have declined to take up the “Church Empowerment Fund” (CEF) introduced by the country’s leadership to cushion churches amid financial hardships following COVID-19 restrictions.
At his Requiem Mass, the Archbishop of Uganda’s Kampala Archdiocese who passed on hours after taking part in and preaching at an ecumenical Way of the Cross on Good Friday, has been remembered for championing the sharing of the Word of God and the empowerment of the people of God in his episcopal sees.
Pope Francis has appointed a Bishop for Tanzania’s Bunda Diocese, the third youngest Catholic Diocese in the East African nation.
The influential and controversial Swiss theologian Hans Küng has died at the age of 93.
Clement Awanfe Ngueto, a social activist working to provide safe drinking water in Cameroon has, for years, watched people struggle to access safe drinking water especially in remote villages of the Central African country.
Archbishop Paolino Lukudu Loro, the immediate former Archbishop of South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese, has died in Nairobi, Kenya, at the age of 80.
Fr. Ngenge Godlove Bong-aba who grew up in the Archdiocese of Bamenda in Cameroon’s Northwest region recalls several instances he has been harassed by the country’s security forces on allegations that he was connected to militants in the Central African nation.
A Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has dismissed skepticism toward COVID-19 vaccines as “propaganda” and encouraged the people of God in the West African nation to get vaccinated.
“Holy Spirit in the Catholic Church! When?” This question, posed by a Protestant student at the University of Ghana where Fr. Maxwell Atugba was a Political Science and Philosophy student is still fresh in the missionary Cleric’s mind more than 15 years later.
Abandoned Church buildings are a common sight in various church premises in Adamawa State in North-eastern Nigeria, within the Catholic Diocese of Yola. What’s left of the once vibrant worship places are desecrated buildings, some burnt to the ground owing to the region’s protracted insurgency.
The ongoing clashes in Mozambique signify what has been going on in various parts of the Southern African nation for years, the leadership of a Catholic charity and peace organization present in the country has told ACI Africa.
Cameroonians are paying glowing tribute to Christian Cardinal Tumi who died Saturday, April 3, describing him as a prayerful servant of God who defended the deprived and championed peace initiatives in Cameroon.
Hours after giving the homily during the ecumenical Way of the Cross on Good Friday, the Archbishop of Uganda’s Kampala Archdiocese has been “found dead in his room.”
The Bishop of South Sudan’s Yei Diocese has condemned the continuous looting and displacement of people in several villages of the East Central Africa country at a moment he says various parties are struggling to implement a peace deal to foster unity in the country.
Good Friday, the second of the three days of the Pascal Triduum commemorating the day Jesus was crucified at Calvary, invites leaders to look at the life of Jesus Christ and work toward “a better world,” a Nigerian Bishop says in a reflection shared with ACI Africa.
The recently signed agreement on the separation of religion and State in Sudan needs to be enshrined in the country’s constitution, a Catholic Bishop in the Northeastern African nation has appealed in an interview with ACI Africa.
A Catholic Pontifical charity is facilitating the training of members of Clergy, Religious men and women, as well as the laity in Counselling Psychology aimed at enabling beneficiaries to offer appropriate assistance to those struggling with traumatic experiences amid Cabo Delgado violence.
Days before his death, Pope John Paul II was pictured holding a crucifix in his private chapel on Good Friday. This is the remarkable story of that crucifix.
The Catholic pastoral charity and pontifical foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has donated money towards the facilitation of Islamic studies for Priests and seminarians in West Africa.