A Catholic Missionary Priest in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has exuded confidence that Pope Francis, who has always spoken passionately about the suffering in the central African nation, wishes to know the reality of the country better.
Religious extremism and violence are at “absolutely appalling” levels in the West African country of Nigeria, the leadership of the Catholic Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), has said.
Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Portugal and Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) have reported Massive Exodus in Mozambican Villages amid Heightened Attacks.
Parishioners of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Mozambique’s Catholic Diocese of Pemba are using a Crucifix they made from a piece of wood they salvaged from one of the houses that militants burnt down in the mission of Nangololo.
Violation of Christian freedom is on the rise in nearly a half of Africa, Catholic charity and pontifical foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) United States, has said while announcing an international campaign to create awareness on religious persecution.
A Christian peace and social justice advocate in Nigeria has called upon Christians in the country to remain hopeful that Leah Sharibu, a young Nigerian woman kidnapped in 2018, will regain her freedom soon.
Catholic Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, has blamed the persistent attacks by armed Fulani herdsmen against innocent Christians in Nigeria on the laxity by the country’s head of state to act to stop the violence.
A Christian man who was offered an opportunity to convert to Islam risked his life by declining the offer at the hands of jihadists in Cabo Delgado in Northern Mozambique.
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.
The Catholic pastoral charity and pontifical foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has donated money towards the facilitation of Islamic studies for Priests and seminarians in West Africa.
For years, Carmelite Sisters in Malawi’s Catholic Diocese of Zomba have been working under difficult conditions to bake hosts, which they sell to make a living and to support the deprived in the Malawian Diocese.
The Borana people, members of one of the indigenous tribes in the South of Ethiopia, are embracing Catholic Sacraments with the help of a Pontifical charity organization which is at the centre of primary evangelization among the traditionally nomadic group.
Catholic Children in Nigeria joined the rest of the world in the challenge dubbed “A million children praying the Rosary” praying for an end to violence in the West African country that continues to witness attacks against Christians.
At Sierra Leone’s Diocese of Bo, children are being mentored to reach out to other children from deprived backgrounds in the West African country, thanks to a pontifical charity organization that is distributing religious materials to the Diocese.
Catholic Priests ministering under difficult conditions in Sierra Leone’s Freetown Archdiocese have been given Mass stipends amounting to 17,160 Euros to cushion them through the COVID-19 pandemic that has been characterized with dwindling Church resources in the west African country.
The leadership of the Catholic Church in Mozambique is searching for two nuns belonging to Saint Joseph of Chambéry in the Diocese of Pemba who went missing after jihadists attacked a port city in the Southern African country beginning of August, taking control of the city where the nuns’ convent is located.
The Catholic charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International says that pastoral projects, which the Church in Africa is implementing during the COVID-19 crisis are the most impressive due to the devotion demonstrated by the religious in caring for the vulnerable groups who have been adversely affected by the pandemic.
The Catholic pastoral aid organization, Aid to the Church (ACN) International is fostering evangelization initiatives at the grassroots by providing a financial subsidy toward the establishment of a radio substation in the diocese of Quelimane located in the East-central part of Mozambique, the leadership of the Germany-based agency has announced.
Seminarians at St. Pierre Major Seminary in Burkina Faso are going to benefit from a financial donation from the international Catholic charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), offered to support the fight against the possible spread of COVID-19 at the Kossoghin-based institution in the Central part of the West African nation.
A Bishop in Niger, reflecting on the post-COVID-19 era, said that closure of Churches as a way to contain the spread of the virus spelt danger for lukewarm Christians much as it prepared believers who he said would emerge out of the pandemic stronger than before.