The Catholic Priest at the helm of the International Ecumenical Movement - Kenya Chapter (IEM-K) has, in his message for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (WPCU), called on followers of Christ in the East African nation to shun all forms of discrimination.
World Youth Day in Lisbon, Portugal, will open horizons and hearts, Pope Francis said in a video message to the young adults who will attend the international gathering in August.
Like the two years’ prior, Pope Francis and the Roman Curia will again do the Vatican’s annual Lenten retreat on an individual basis.
The shirt worn by Blessed Rosario Livatino when he was murdered by the Mafia in Sicily in 1990 was displayed in churches and government buildings in Rome this week.
Next month’s general elections in Nigeria offer the electorate “a long-awaited opportunity” to have a new crop of democratically elected leaders, Catholic Bishops in Nigeria’s Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province have said.
Sebastian was the son of a wealthy Roman family. He was educated in Milan and became an officer of the imperial Roman army, and Captain of the Guard.
Criminal gangs and mafias have taken control of South Africa and are wreaking havoc against innocent civilians, the President of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) has said.
The Catholic Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan has expressed optimism that the planned ecumenical visit to the country early next month will “touch the hearts of politicians” to seek peace.
A section of Catholics in West Africa who have actively participated in the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality is advocating for the redefinition of Church values, the leadership of the Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (RECOWA) has said.
The use of a cheap and dangerous drug known as kush has become widespread among the youth in Sierra Leone, a situation that a Catholic Priest in the West African country finds alarming.
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has posthumously defended Christianity against claims of intolerance “in the name of tolerance.”
Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are reaching out to women, giving them an opportunity for “a viable and empowering career path” in an initiative being realized at Don Bosco Technical School in the country’s Bukavu Archdiocese.
The newly Consecrated Catholic Bishop of South Sudan’s Torit Diocese has called on the people of God in the East-Central African nation to foster the spirit of pardon and appreciation of each other in view of realizing lasting peace in the country.
Pope Francis spoke with Buddhist monks from Cambodia on Thursday about the need for “ecological conversion.”
Pope Francis declared six Catholics as venerable servants of God on Thursday, moving them each one step closer to canonization.
Saint Canutus, King of Denmark, succeeded his elder brother Harold on the throne of Denmark in the year 1080. He began his reign by a successful war against the enemies of the state, and by planting the faith in the conquered provinces.
Pope Francis has invoked prayers for the soul of Fr. Isaac Achi, the Nigerian Catholic Priest who was murdered on Sunday, January 15 following an attack on Sts. Peter and Paul Kaffin Koro Parish of Minna Diocese in Nigeria.
The Catholic humanitarian foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has described a video that depicts soldiers burning bodies in Mozambique as an extreme level of brutality.
Members of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) gathering for their Plenary Assembly at St. John Vianney National Major Seminary in the Archdiocese of Pretoria in South Africa have been urged to endeavor to “advance the mission of evangelization” in their deliberations.
Members of the Conference of Major Superiors of Nigeria (CMSN) have called on the Muhammadu Buhari-led government to “be proactive” in addressing to the challenges of the people of God in the West African country and secure the nation.