Catholic charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), has facilitated the provision of personal protective equipment (PPEs) to more than 1200 pastoral workers in Zimbabwe.
Saints Aquila and Priscilla were a Jewish couple from Rome who had been exiled to Corinth, and were friends of St. Paul in the first century. They hosted St. Paul on his visit to that city and were probably converted by him. They are mentioned a few times in the New Testament in glowing terms by their friend Paul, who calls them "my helpers in Christ, who have for my life laid down their own necks" (Romans 16:3-4).
Pope Francis has, on Wednesday, July 7, appointed two Auxiliary Bishops for Tanzania’s Dar-es-Salaam Archdiocese.
The Catholic Bishop of Eswatini’s Manzini Diocese is offering prayers for the repose of souls of scores that have lost their lives in the violence that was sparked by pro-democracy protests in the Southern African country.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Wau in South Sudan has expressed concerns about the practice of nepotism in job recruitment at the local and national level in the East-Central African nation.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights organization, which specializes in religious freedom all over the world, is calling for a speedy investigation into the attack on a Christian activist in Sudan by unknown assailants.
Pope Francis is grateful for prayers as he recovers in hospital from intestinal surgery, the Vatican said Wednesday.
In a message for Sea Sunday, a Vatican cardinal appealed to the international community to ensure that those who work at sea are treated with full human dignity.
Nicholas Boccasini was born at Treviso, Italy, in 1240. Hhe entered the Dominican Order at the age of 14. After 14 years of study, he became lector of theology, an office he filled for several years.
Prayers are being sought in Nigeria’s Maiduguri Diocese for the speedy and safe release of Fr. Elijah Juma Wada who was abducted last week.
Catholic Bishops in nine Southern African countries have, in a statement, condemned the rise in arbitrary executions, indiscriminate arrests, abductions and a myriad of other human rights violations amid ongoing protests in Eswatini.
The Apostleship of the Sea in Kenya’s Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa plans to develop, in collaboration with other stakeholders, an online communication tool in the country’s maritime sector to keep those who work at sea in touch with their families.
Pope Francis has appointed Msgr. Peter Nworie Chukwu as the new Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Abakaliki in Nigeria.
Pope Francis is recovering from his colon surgery this week in the same hospital room where John Paul II was treated throughout his pontificate.
The Bishop for Eswatini’s Catholic Diocese of Manzini, José Luis Ponce de León, has called on the people of God in the Southern African country to pray for the gift of wisdom and courage to break the ongoing wave of violence and protests.
Pope emeritus Benedict XVI is praying for Pope Francis after he underwent intestinal surgery on Sunday.
July 6 marks the feast day of St. Maria Goretti, a young virgin and martyr whose life is an example of purity and mercy for all Christians.
A Kenyan Catholic Priest who was recently appointed as a clean content ambassador for the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) in the country’s Central region has said he will create public awareness about the creation and consumption of clean content among school going children.
Pope Francis has appointed Local Ordinaries for the Dioceses of Hwange in Zimbabwe and Francistown in Botswana.
The Commission for Justice and Peace (CJPC) in Eswatini’s Catholic Diocese of Manzini has blamed the ongoing protests and violence in the Southern African nation on the failure of the country’s leadership to engage with the citizens on the issues that affect the people.