Two South Sudanese Catholic Clerics are among dozens released last week after spending over two weeks in detention following their suspected connection with the shooting of the Bishop-elect of South Sudan’s Rumbek Diocese, Msgr. Christian Carlassare.
Journalists in Africa have been urged to adhere to responsible use of media in building the society and to desist from using their God-given talent to cause disorder in the communities they serve.
Members of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) are calling on Israeli and Palestinian leaders to engage in dialogue and put an end to the ongoing violence.
The Catholic Archdiocese of Nampula located in North-eastern Mozambique has commenced the construction of houses with a hope to resettle thousands of displaced people currently being hosted by the Archdiocese.
At the climax celebration to mark the Silver Jubilee of Our Lady Queen of Africa (OLA) Bolgatanga Parish of Ghana’s Navrongo-Bolgatanga Diocese, the Local Ordinary has called for the daily practice of Christian faith if societal ills have to be defeated.
The Catholic Bishop of South Sudan’s Yei Diocese has, on the occasion of his 51st Priestly anniversary, appealed for unity in the face of various national challenges, including insecurity and the COVID-19 pandemic.
The just completed renovation of Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral of Burkina Faso’s Bobo-Dioulasso Archdiocese is a source of “pride” for the Catholic community in the West African nation, the Cardinal who presided over the inauguration of the renovated Cathedral has said.
In the wake of security threats in Nigeria’s Imo State, the Local Ordinary of the Catholic Diocese of Orlu located within the region has sought to reassure the people in the affected areas of the West African nation of the presence of God amid “fear and anxiety.”
As campaigns for the August 12 general election kickoff in Zambia, political aspirants in the Southern African nation have been called upon to inform the electorate on how they will address the country’s debt crisis should they be elected.
A Catholic Priest ministering in Mozambique’s Pemba Diocese is using puppets to provide psychosocial support to children who have undergone trauma in the country’s warrying Cabo Delgado region.
Catholic Bishops in Nigeria have called on the country’s governing party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), to be open to criticisms and not embark on any form of propaganda against Church leaders who, when they speak, do so for the common good, with the best interests of the nation at heart.
Ahead of the 2021 International Day of Families (IDF), officials of CitizenGo in Africa, a Catholic organization spearheading family issues, have cautioned the leadership of the United Nations (UN) against the push for “gender ideology and Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE).”
Pope Francis on Saturday thanked charismatic Catholics and evangelicals in Italy for offering a “sign of fraternity.”
Pope Francis made an impassioned appeal Sunday for an end to surging violence in the Holy Land.
Catholic Bishops in Nigeria’s Ecclesiastical Provinces of Onitsha and Owerri have raised concerns about incessant insecurity in the country.
The Bishop of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) Inongo Diocese has cautioned politicians in the Province of Mai-Ndombe that is within his episcopal see against the tendency to engage in “sterile quarrels and debates.”
Escalating bloodshed in Nigeria is fueled in part by religious extremism – and the United States must recognize this in order to achieve peace, says the former U.S. religious freedom ambassador.
Pope Francis urged Europeans on Friday to reflect on what they treasure, and whether they consider children to be the valuable gift they are.
In 2015, facing scandals in the healthcare sector, Pope Francis established a Pontifical Commission for the Activities of the Public Juridical Persons of the Church in the Healthcare Sector. The board of the Commission was renewed in June 2020. However, there is no trace of the Commission in the Annuario Pontificio.
Christian leaders in Nigeria have declared three days of national prayer for an end to the problems bedeviling the West African nation including killings and banditry.