Ahead of the celebration of the National Day of the Apostolate of the Laity in the Republic of Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), the leadership of the National Council of the Catholic Lay Apostolate of Congo (CNALC) has called on the faithful in the Central African nation to embrace and promote the social teachings of the Church.
A new podcast that likens St. Teresa of Calcutta to a cult leader is full of “untruths and false accusations,” the former legal counsel for St. Teresa told CNA on Friday.
The Pontifical charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, is mourning the passing on of a Catholic missionary Nun who dedicated her life to the service of the poor in Niger, a country with a tiny percentage of Christians.
As the Church in Rwanda celebrates the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress, Antoine Cardinal Kambanda has underscored the value of the Eucharist in the landlocked Great Rift Valley East African nation, saying it is key to unity and reconciliation as Rwandans recover from “our history of Genocide.”
Catholic Bishops in Kenya have, in a collective statement issued at the end of their Ordinary Plenary Assembly, outlined seven issues affecting the East African nation, which they want addressed for a “peaceful, secure and prosperous” nation.
Christian leaders in Nigeria are mourning the country’s Chief of Army Staff and ten other military officers who died in a plane crash last Friday, May 21, saying the deceased security officials sacrificed their lives for the safety of the West African nation.
A Swiss Catholic bishop has announced that he is appointing lay people in place of episcopal vicars in his diocese.
Catholic Priests ministering in Cameroon’s Mamfe Diocese are set to offer Holy Mass for the quick and safe release of their colleague who was kidnapped at the end of last week.
There is mounting confusion in Goma, a city in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that recently experienced a volcanic eruption where residents are unable to decide between fleeing and staying put, away from militants who are situated outside the city.
With the ongoing fight against Boko Haram that continues to wreak havoc in the Northern parts of Nigeria, the world seems oblivious of the deteriorating security situation in the Southern part of the country, a Catholic peace entity working in the region has said and warned of “a gathering storm.”
Catholic Bishops in Mali have, in a collective statement, expressed their strong condemnation of what they call “seizure of power outside the legal process” in the West African nation and called for constructive dialogue.
Pope Francis appointed Archbishop Arthur Roche on Thursday as the prefect of the Vatican Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.
A Catholic Missionary Priest who was captured carrying two small bags as he left a Kenyan Diocese where he had been serving for more than 20 years is said to have nurtured his humility from a young age.
The Catholic Bishop of Nigeria’s Sokoto Diocese is spearheading negotiations to secure the safe release of the elderly Nigerian Priest kidnapped last week when gunmen attacked St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church Malunfashi in Katsina State within his episcopal see.
On the occasion of Africa Day 2021, young people in Africa have been urged to awaken and join the global conversation amid signs of “hope, liberation, and restoration” on the continent and beyond.
As part of the “Laudato Si’ Week” aimed at marking the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter on the environment, a Catholic Priest in Africa has outlined ways that the Church on the continent can implement the recently launched Laudato Si’ Action Platform (LSAP).
Pope Francis confronted the “scandal” of prayers that seem to go unanswered during his Wednesday general audience by pointing to the hope found in the Resurrection, “when all human longings … will be fulfilled.”
Law enforcers in Cameroon have been accused of harassing civilians through arrests of innocent persons including Catholic Priests and looting of homes whose owners have fled owing to ongoing insecurity in the Central African country.
Bishops in Burkina Faso and Niger have, in their latest Pastoral Letter circulated Tuesday, May 25, called on the people of God in the two neighboring West African nations to commit themselves to safeguarding human life.
The alleged killing of a University student in Swaziland, officially the Kingdom of Eswatini, by the police has enraged the Eswatini Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (ECCJP), officials of the Catholic entity of Manzini Diocese have said.