The election of a woman to a village leadership position in Sierra Leon has been hailed as a significant stride in gender equality in the West African country.
Saint Jerome, the priest, monk and Doctor of the Church renowned for his extraordinary depth of learning and translations of the Bible into Latin in the Vulgate, is celebrated by the Church with his memorial today, September 30.
A Catholic Priest in Nigeria’s Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna has described the Sunday, September 26 attack in the country’s Kaduna state as “a massacre” and one of the worst attacks against innocent Christians in the embattled Nigerian State.
The Director of Caritas Freetown in Sierra Leone has faulted the COVID-19 restrictions that were imposed on places of worship in the West African country, saying that most of the restrictions were unnecessary and denied the people the religious encounter at the time they needed it the most.
The Catholic Bishop of South Africa’s Aliwal Diocese has, in a pastoral letter, announced pre-synod meetings in his Episcopal See to deliberate on Synod on Synodality ahead of its solemn opening in each particular Church planned for October 17.
Members of the Interfaith Council on COVID-19 in Kenya are urging citizens of the East African nation to keep off political gatherings which are potential spreaders of the coronavirus.
The three Archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael are the only angels named in Sacred Scripture and all three have important roles in the history of salvation.
The canonization of Cyprien Rugamba, his wife Daphrose Rugamba, and their six children who were all executed in the infamous 1994 Rwandan genocide, is being considered after the conclusion of a report detailing the Catholic family’s exemplary life.
The founder of the Congregation of Christ the Emmanuel (CCE), a Public Faithful Association in Nigeria’s Aba Diocese, that was recently sanctioned by the leadership of the Nigerian Diocese has accepted the sanctions “as the will of God with total self-surrender.”
The Episcopal ministry is a gift from God to the Church, humanity and the shepherd himself called to serve God’s people, a Catholic Archbishop in Ghana has said.
Christians in South Africa are being urged to show appreciation to God’s creation by taking the necessary steps to prevent environmental degradation.
On Sept. 28, the Catholic Church honors Saint Wenceslaus, a Central European ruler who died at the hands of his brother while seeking to strengthen the Catholic faith in his native Bohemia.
The inhumane treatment of refugees and migrants in South Africa is a cause for concern for a Catholic Bishop in the country who is calling for compassion toward those who have fled from various forms of instability in their respective home countries.
There is a need to collaborate in reducing the generation of waste products in view of environmental conservation, a Catholic Nun in Africa has said.
The ongoing crisis in the Southern African nation of Mozambique should not be ignored, a Catholic Bishop in Malawi has told the President of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).
Government officials in Nigeria have been cautioned against diverting externally borrowed funds and public resources to sustain their lavish lifestyles and instead use the money to develop the nation.
On Sept. 27, the Catholic Church remembers Saint Vincent de Paul, the French, 17th century priest known as the patron of Catholic charities for his apostolic work among the poor and marginalized.
A Catholic education facility in Kenya’s Ngong Diocese has launched a handbook aimed at fostering awareness about people living with disabilities in view of addressing cases of “unequal and discriminatory treatment” amid COVID-19 challenges.
The West African Republic of Guinea that is currently under military leadership following a coup earlier this month needs to “radically change”, a Vatican-based Cardinal has said in a recent letter.
When war broke out in Cameroon's English-speaking North West and South West regions in 2016, the military of the Central African country mostly engaged “catapult-wielding youths” who had no training in warfare.