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Fr. Bonaventure Luchidio (Left) and  Fr. Thomas Ngong (right) sharing enriching avenues to keep faith alive during COVID-19.

Kenyan Clerics Share 8 Enriching Avenues to Keep Faith Alive During COVID-19

May 16, 2020

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.

Bishop Ambroise Ouédraogo of Maradi Diocese, Niger. / ACN

Closure of Churches Spells Danger for “lukewarm Christians”: Bishop in Niger

May 7, 2020

A Bishop in Niger, reflecting on the post-COVID-19 era, has said that while some Christians will come out of the pandemic stronger than before, there are those whose faith will have deteriorated as a result of the lockdown imposed on the churches in the West African country since March.

An African Bishop reaching out to needy people affected by COVID-19 restrictions. / ACN

Catholic Aid Agency Commits Over US$5 million to Priests, Nuns in COVID-19 Prone Missions

Apr 10, 2020

Priests and nuns ministering among those considered vulnerable to COVID-19 in various parts of the world including Africa stand to benefit from a €5M (US$5.43 million) grant that Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International has set aside, the Germany-based Catholic organization has announced.

Poster Announcing the Funeral of the Late Michael Nnadi. / Diocese of Sokoto

Christians Pay Tribute to Murdered Nigerian Seminarian, To Be Laid to Rest Feb. 11

Feb 7, 2020

Days after the murder of Nigerian seminarian Michael Nnadi became public, Christians across the globe have paid tribute to the 18-year-old orphan twin, terming him a “martyr” amid concerns over insecurity in Africa’s most populous country. Plans for his burial on Tuesday, February 11 are underway, beginning with Holy Mass at Good Shepherd Seminary in Kaduna.