Advent Sunday

Archbishop Luzizila Kiala (right), Bishop Vicente Carlos Kiaziku (left), and Bishop Belmiro Cuica Chissengueti (center). Credit: Radio Ecclesia

Advent Sunday I: Catholic Bishops in Angola Call for Vigilance, Peace in Families

Dec 6, 2023

On the First Sunday of Advent marked on December 3, Catholic Bishops in Angola have called for vigilance, and called on the people of God in the Southern African nation to pray for and foster peace in their respective families.

Poster for Peace, Freedom and Reconciliation Campaign in Ivory Coast

8-Day National Prayer for Reconciliation in Ivory Coast Set for Advent Sunday, December 1

Nov 28, 2019

In line with the recommendations of Pope Benedict XVI's Post-synodal Exhortation Africae Munus in which he called on the Church in Africa to organize a day of prayer for reconciliation, the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Ivory Coast (CECCI) is organizing an eight-day prayer event in all the dioceses of the country to pray for peace and reconciliation in the West African nation, beginning Advent Sunday, December 1.