Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) at Corpus Christi Catholic Parish of Ijebu-Ode Diocese in Nigeria have facilitated the renovation of the Chapel where some 1,500 worshipers gather for liturgical celebrations.
On July 11, the Catholic Church celebrates the feast of Saint Benedict of Nursia, the sixth-century abbot who gave Christian monasticism its lasting foundation in Western Europe.
The appointment of Msgr. Raphael Macebo Mabuza Ncube as the new Bishop of Zimbabwe’s Hwange Diocese is a humbling experience for the Bishop-elect who has pledged to give his all in his service to the people of God who will be under his pastoral care.
The leadership of Caritas Australia, the development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Church in the largest country in Oceania, has said hundreds of thousands of people are still in “urgent need” of assistance more than a month after Mt. Nyiragongo in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) erupted.
Catholic Bishops in Chad are, in a collective statement, advocating for “inclusive national dialogue” that can bring together stakeholders in the country’s socio-political life.
A Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has described the challenge of insecurity in the West African nation as “enormous” and “worrisome” and called for urgent action “to defeat the forces of evil” in the country.
St. Amalberga, otherwise Amelia, was born at Brabantrelated, and was in some way related to Pepin of Landen. Whether she was a sister or niece, the Bollandists are not sure. She was married to Witger and became the mother of three saints: Gudila, Reinelda, and Emembertus.
A number of South Sudanese Catholics who are seeking refuge around Nakuru town in Kenya’s Rift Valley Province have been gathering in groups for prayers in the absence of a Priest.
Pope Francis and two other Christian leaders have sent a message to the political leaders of South Sudan on the 10th anniversary of the country’s independence.
Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto in Nigeria has been admitted into the Honorary Fellowship of the Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL), the “autonomous, scholarly and non-political” academy that advances scholarship and public interest in the humanities at the highest level in the West African nation.
Christian leaders in the Kingdom of Eswatini have appealed to those who have lost their loved ones in the pro-democracy protests in recent weeks to remain calm even when the situation in the Southern African nation could be characterized by heightened emotions
The Catholic charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, is partnering with South Africa’s Catholic Archdiocese of Durban to resettle refugees and asylum seekers in the Ecclesiastical Province, an initiative that seeks to restore “lost dignity, faith and hope” of beneficiaries.
Pope Francis will lead the Angelus from his hospital room on Sunday as he recovers from intestinal surgery, the Vatican said.
At least 50 South Sudanese living with cleft lips are expected to undergo surgery at Mary Help Hospital of the Catholic Diocese of Wau.
On July 9 the Church celebrates the feast of the 120 Martyrs of China. Religious persecution has a long history in China, especially persecution of Christians, thousands of whom have died for their faith in the last millennium.
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of South Sudan’s independence, forums of faith leaders in the East-Central African nation have, in separate statements, lamented the many years of civil strife, the country’s Council of churches saying “there is little to celebrate.”
The journey of South Africa’s Aliwal Diocese with child immigrants from neighboring Kingdom of Lesotho has been one of blood, sweat and tears.
The leadership of Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights organization that works in areas experiencing religious persecution, has faulted closure of schools in Nigeria, most of them Christian educational facilities in the wake of attacks and abductions that target learning institutions in Kaduna State, in Northern Nigeria.
A Scottish Catholic charity organization has launched an appeal for aid to reach out to millions of people in need of humanitarian assistance in Ethiopia’s Tigray region following the protracted violent conflict between the federal and regional governments.
Pope Francis underwent a CT scan of his chest and abdomen on Thursday morning after running a fever during his hospitalization, according to the Vatican.