The military leadership in Burkina Faso needs to do “much” more to address the plight of the people of God in the West African nation who are yet to see “a strong signal in terms of peace”, the Cardinal in the country has said.
The Apostolic Nuncio in Nigeria has called on Catholic Church leaders in the 16 West African countries that make up the Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (RECOWA) to make every effort to end “tribalism and all other forms of division” that seem to be on the rise in Catholic communities.
The challenges to peace in the countries of West Africa require that stakeholders come together “in solidarity as a human family to address them,” the President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Archbishop-elect Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji has said.
On May 5, Catholics celebrate Saint Hilary of Arles, a fifth-century bishop who gave up wealth and privilege in favor of austerity and sacrifice for the sake of the Church.
The President of the Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (RECOWA), the common forum of the Catholic Bishops from 16 West African countries, has called on political leaders in the African region to use their authority to foster good governance, and for the “common good”.
The Catholic Bishop at the helm of the Commission for Education and Religious Education (CERE) in Kenya has called upon learners and the management of schools in the East African country to use all means possible to eradicate drugs from learning institutions in order to improve their academic performance.
South Africa should not be categorized among countries that have disintegrated to the extent that their sovereign governments no longer function as required, a Catholic Bishop in the country said in a recent interview with ACI Africa.
The team tasked with facilitating participation in the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality in Eswatini’s Catholic Diocese of Manzini is conducting home visits to the people of God in the Diocese to encourage conversations on the Synod.
The leadership of the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, Trócaire, has said that Somalia, a country in the Horn of Africa, is among top countries with more women dying from births or pregnancy complications in the world.
Pelagia (originally Margarita) was born as the beautiful daughter of pagan parents, and was said to have caught the eye of the Emperor Diocletian's son.
These 18 Carthusian monks were put to death in England under King Henry VIII between 1535-1540 for maintaining their allegiance to the Pope.
The recently published book, “Embrace difference: The journey of an African mother with her autistic son”, is about personal experiences of living with a child with autism, the author of the 10-chapter book told ACI Africa in a recent interview.
Fr. Innocent Akum Wefon’s kitchen garden is an alluring collection of bottles of different sizes and colors that enclose spaces in which the Catholic Priest has planted various kinds of vegetables and fruits.
Religious leaders are using their influence to entice young people into travelling abroad in search of “greener pastures” unaware of the dangers of illegal immigration, a Congolese Catholic Priest has said in his two books that detail the experiences of African migrants.
A Catholic Priest in South Africa is, in his new book, advocating for traditional methods of resolving conflicts in what he has described as “justice under the tree”.
The Catholic Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan has urged young people in the country’s Eastern Equatoria State to promote peace and togetherness amid reported cases of violent conflicts.
Philip was born in Bethsaida in Galilee and was one of the 12 Apostles that Jesus called.
The Diamond Jubilee of the Brothers of St. Joseph, the first indigenous Religious Congregation of men in Kenya that is under the Archdiocese of Nyeri, provides an occasion to look back at the humble beginnings of the Catholic institution whose cardinal obligation is to “respond to the needy and oppressed people”, the Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya said.
Pope Francis has transferred Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo who has been serving as Apostolic Nuncio in Ireland to the Czech Republic where he is to succeed Archbishop Charles Daniel Balvo.
The late third President of Kenya, Emilio Stanley Mwai Kibaki, was a humble leader with notable “respect for sacred places”, Archbishop Anthony Muheria said Saturday, April 30 during the Funeral Mass of the former Head of State who died on April 21 at the age of 90.