Following the attack on a Presbyterian Church in Cameroon’s Northwestern region last weekend, Catholic Bishops in the Central African nation have expressed their solidarity with victims of the attack that left one worshiper dead and others injured, including a Pastor.
The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Jos North Local Government Area (LGA), Plateau State, is cautioning religious leaders, including Muslim Clerics, against pronouncements that are likely trigger violent reactions.
Ahead of the celebration of World Communications Day (WCD) in Malawi, Catholic communicators, members of the Clergy, women and men Religious in the Southeastern African have been cautioned against “spreading fake news and hearsays.”
St. Jeanne was born July 1773 at La Blanc, France and died August 26, 1838. She was canonized in 1947 by Pope Pius XII.
A Kenyan Nun is advocating for Catholic Sisters in Africa to be allowed, while adhering to the evangelical council of obedience, to join sectors of society that offer a “better pay” in view of sustaining their respective Religious Congregations that are facing tough financial times.
The way of being church through membership in Small Christian Communities (SCCs) in Africa portrays a true experience of communion and collaboration, a Catholic Priest has said.
Christian leaders in the West African nation of Nigeria have called on the Muhammadu Buhari-led government to go beyond statements and meetings and address to the country’s challenge of insecurity or admit defeat and “throw in the towel.”
Pope Francis has sent his Apostolic blessings for the ongoing 18th Plenary Assembly of the Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa (ACWECA).
Pope Francis said on Wednesday that hypocrisy within the Church is “particularly detestable.”
St. Louis was born to King Louis VIII and Blanche of Castile, at Poissy on April 25th 1215. Louis was made King at only 11 years of age, and was the father of 11 children. He led an exemplary life, bearing constantly in mind his mother's words: "I would rather see you dead at my feet than guilty of a mortal sin." His biographers have written of the long hours he spent in prayer, fasting, and penance, without the knowlege of his people.
The upcoming General Assembly of the Association of Diocesan Priests (ADP) in Cameroon’s Ecclesiastical Province of Bamenda is expected to examine issues relating to child safeguarding in the Central African nation, ADP official has told ACI Africa.
A Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has expressed concerns about the level of anxiety across the West African nation saying the trend is politically “worrisome.”
There is need for those at the helm of global and regional institutions to work toward climate change policies that directly target poor populations, the leadership of Trócaire, the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, in Malawi has said.
The leadership of the Catholic Church in Benin has launched an initiative to raise funds to support victims of the post-election violence that left several people killed and many others injured in the West African nation in 2019 and 2021.
Saint Bartholomew is one of the Twelve Apostles, mentioned sixth in the three Gospel lists (Matthew 10:3; Mark 3:18; Luke 6:14), and seventh in the list of Acts (1:13). The name (Bartholomaios) means "son of Talmai" which was an ancient Hebrew name.
Members of the Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa (ACWECA) have been urged to remain true to their role models especially when Religious Life does not turn out the way they expected it to be.
Following the August 18 attack on a civilian convoy in Burkina Faso that left 47 people dead and several others injured, Catholic Bishops in the West African nation have expressed their closeness with the victims of the attack and their respective families, praying for lasting peace in the country.
Catholic Bishops in Cameroon’s Bamenda Ecclesiastical Province have, in a collective message, renewed their appeal for an end to the protracted conflict in the country’s Anglophone regions.
Everything, except family, seems to have been taken away by the COVID-19 pandemic, a member of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) has said at the launch of the marriage awareness campaign in the three-nation ecclesiastical region.
Ahead of the month-long annual event dubbed Season of Creation, a South African Bishop has called on the people of God in the country to become aware of “ecological and social degradation” and take appropriate actions.