The Catholic Diocese of Abakaliki in Nigeria has decried what it terms as a wrongful arrest of a member of her Clergy who has been accused of murder, among other acts of violence in the West African country.
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. André Giraud Pindi Muanza the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Matadi in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC). The Bishop-elect has been serving as the Apostolic Administrator of the Congolese Diocese since March 2021.
More than 10,000 people living around Rwanda’s National Park are benefiting from a project that involves rearing livestock, officials of the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, Trócaire, have said.
Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering at their centre in South Sudan’s Wau Diocese are rehabilitating street children and helping reintegrate them with their respective families.
St. Mark, the Evangelist, is the author of the second Gospel and the patron saint of notaries. He wrote the Gospel in Greek for the Gentile converts to Christianity.
A Catholic Nun serving at the International Union of Superiors General (UISG) has, at an online book launch, underscored the need for partnerships among members of Religious Orders and Societies of Apostolic Life in addressing the “enormous needs” of the people of God in South Sudan.
A Catholic Priest ministering in Zimbabwe’s Mutare Diocese has, in an interview with ACI Africa, expressed concern about the increasing number of “undocumented and unaccompanied children” entering South Africa.
The African branch of the International Catholic activist organization, CitizenGo Africa, has launched a petition against Walt Disney Company for seeking to groom children to adopt radical pro-choice agenda.
A former lawyer who left his profession to become a Capuchin Franciscan priest, Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen has his liturgical memorial on April 24.
A Caritas official in South Africa has said the damage to infrastructure is hindering efforts to reach out to those affected by the floods in the Southeastern Province of KwaZulu-Natal.
A total of 6,006 Christians in Nigeria were hacked to death from January 2021 to March 2022, a recent investigation has established, noting that the number has doubled in recent years.
The leadership of the Episcopal Commission for Catholic Pilgrimages and Eucharistic Congresses (CEPCE) in Burkina Faso has announced the resumption of international pilgrimages after the West African nation revised COVID-19 protocol.
The report of a baseline pilot study in Zimbabwe’s Catholic Archdiocese of Harare indicates that many people in the Metropolitan See do not have enough knowledge to protect minors and other vulnerable people from abuses.
St. George was a soldier of the Roman army who was tortured and beheaded for his Christian faith in the year 303, in Lydda (in modern day Palestine). He was likely born in Cappadocia, of a Cappadocian father and a Palestinian mother of noble rank.
On the annual International Mother Earth Day observed April 22, representatives of various Faith-Based Organizations (FBOs) and Civil Societies Organizations (CSOs) in Africa have called for increased investment in agroecology to guarantee sustainable food systems on the continent.
The Cardinal in Ethiopia has challenged the people of God in the Horn of Africa nation to allow love to conquer hatred and to embrace dialogue amid the ravaging humanitarian situation in the country.
A Catholic Bishop in South Africa has challenged citizens of the African nation to respond to the aftermath of the deadly floods in parts of KwaZulu Natal Province “in a new way” and that they should not “go back to building houses on sand”.
The Bishop of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Ngong has urged the people of God in the East African country to look at each other as “one family” even with their varied “political choices and party affiliations”.
A U.S-based Catholic Priest has come to the defense of a Nigerian Bishop whose Easter 2022 Message has triggered controversy, with a State official accusing the Catholic Church leader of being extremely critical of the government and getting too involved in politics.
Cauis and Soter, Popes of the early Church, are both venerated in tradition as martyrs, though no reliable account of their martyrdom survives today.