Advent Season

Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo of Oyo Diocese in Nigeria. Credit: Oyo Diocese

Nigeria is Desperate, Catholic Bishop Says, Prays for Mary’s Help

Dec 8, 2023

The Bishop of Oyo Diocese in Nigeria has said that the West African country needs “divine help” to be freed from its “desperate mood” occasioned by the the country’s deteriorating political, social, and economic situation.

Christmas Mass in St. Peter's Basilica Dec. 24, 2022. | Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Here are Pope Francis’ Liturgies for Christmas 2023 at the Vatican

Nov 28, 2023

As the season of Advent draws near, the Vatican has published the schedule of Pope Francis’ liturgies for Christmas through the feast of the Baptism of the Lord.

In Advent Message, Bishops in Liberia Call for Protection of Human Life, Peaceful Election

Nov 28, 2020

Members of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Liberia (CABICOL) have, in their collective message ahead of Advent Season beginning November 29, called for the protection of human life and emphasized the need for peace during the December 8 senatorial polls.

Advent Season 2020

Ahead of Advent Season, Bishops in Zimbabwe Call for Reconciliation, Unity

Nov 22, 2020

As Catholics across the world prepare to usher in the Season of Advent on Sunday, November 29, Bishops in Zimbabwe have, in their collective message about the period that leads up to Christmas and a hopeful anticipation of the second coming of Jesus Christ, called reconciliation and unity in the Southern African nation.