A Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has emphasized the need for respect for persons among Muslims and Christians.
Catholics honor St. Athanasius on May 2. The fourth century bishop is known as “the father of orthodoxy” for his absolute dedication to the doctrine of Christ's divinity.
The Catholic Bishop of Botswana’s Francistown Diocese is reported to have been “badly injured” following an attacked by robbers the night of Friday, April 29.
A Catholic Priest is among 12 suspects found guilty in the case of the abduction and murder of 22-year-old Malawian man with albinism, Mcdonald Masambuka.
Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo of Nigeria’s Oyo Diocese has directed the people of God under his pastoral care to “a more vigorous May devotion to the mother of Jesus” for an end to violent conflicts globally and in the West African nation.
Archbishop Andrew Nkea Fuanya of Cameroon’s Bamenda Archdiocese who was elected President of the National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (NECC) Saturday, April 30 has said his three-year mandate involves working toward lasting peace in the Central Africa nation.
St. Joseph has two feast days on the liturgical calendar. The first is March 19—Joseph, the Husband of Mary. The second is May 1—Joseph, the Worker.
Members of the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) have, in a collective statement, made known their recommitment “to continue working for peace and justice” in the East-Central African country through the Action Plan for Peace (APP).
Officials of an entity of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) are calling on African governments to take action to address the challenge of food insecurity and the rising prices of foodstuff.
Christian leaders in Nigeria’s Kaduna State have expressed disappointment at the way their country’s government seems indifferent to the plight of the victims of the March 28 Abuja-Kaduna train attack.
The Bishop-elect for the Catholic Diocese of Yei in South Sudan, Mons. Alex Lodiong Sakor Eyobo, has called upon the people of God in the East-Central African nation to work together and be part of the Church that fosters “love and forgiveness”.
The Auxiliary Bishop of South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese has called on the government to work toward implementing “proper laws and policies” that will contribute to ending massive youth unemployment in the East-Central African nation.
St. Pius V was born Michele Ghislieri in 1504 to poor parents of noble lineage at Bosco, near Alexandria, Lombardy on January 17, 1504.
A Catholic Nun in Kenya has called on members of various female Religious Orders and Societies of Apostolic Life to consider revising their “traditional roles” so that they are aligned with “emerging issues”.
A Catholic Priest in Zimbabwe’s Archdiocese of Bulawayo has urged politicians to emulate Christ’s leadership by being faithful to the laws of their countries irrespective of “their Christian religious background”.
The forum of the Catholic Bishops called The Inter-Regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) is founded on a “search for communion”, an official of the nine-nation entity has said.
Sudan and South Sudan are countries currently facing several hardships. After the military staged a coup in Sudan six months ago, the country remains in political and economic turmoil. Its neighbor, South Sudan, faces severe food shortages and a rise in violence.
St. Catherine was a third-order Dominican, peacemaker and counselor to the Pope. She singlehandedly ended the Avignon exile of the successors of Peter in the 14th century.
At an international colloquium marking the 65th anniversary of the Catholic University of Congo (UCC), in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Cardinal in the Central African Republic (CAR) has underscored the importance of interreligious dialogue in peace building.
A Kenyan Catholic journalist who, earlier this week, was officially notified about his appointment as member of the Vatican’s Communication Commission of the Synod of Bishops has said he is “honored and privileged” to serve the Universal Church.