The growing attacks reportedly by armed Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria have left villages previously occupied by Christian farmers desolate, a Catholic Bishop has narrated, adding that the attacks suggest “an Ethnic cleansing agenda” in the West African country.
The Director of Caritas Freetown in Sierra Leone has faulted the COVID-19 restrictions that were imposed on places of worship in the West African country, saying that most of the restrictions were unnecessary and denied the people the religious encounter at the time they needed it the most.
Dozens of Major Seminarians in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are set to benefit from a financial “contribution” from the Catholic Pastoral Charity, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, the leadership of the Pontifical entity has said in a report.
As the Catholic charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, switched to blended communication, including online engagements with its partners following the COVID-19 outbreak, many of the foundation’s collaborators in Africa lagged behind in communication with the aid agency.
Catholic pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, has announced plans to support the psychosocial training of Sisters in Cameroon’s Bamenda Archdiocese who the foundation notes have been traumatized by the ongoing violence in the Anglophone region of the Central African country.
Sunday, August 1 was a moment of thanksgiving for Fr. Pier Luigi Maccalli who was held in captivity for over two years after he was kidnapped from Niger and released in October last year.
At least 12,960 children from Zimbabwe’s Kalanga tribe are expected to receive Bibles from the Catholic charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN).
Sr. Gloria Cecilia Narvaez Argot, a Colombian Catholic Nun who has remained in captivity for the last four years following her abduction in Mali has sent a message to her family in which she appeals for hearty prayers for her safe release.
Catholic charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), has facilitated the provision of personal protective equipment (PPEs) to more than 1200 pastoral workers in Zimbabwe.
Three Sisters of Our Lady of Schönstatt who are serving in Burundi’s Catholic Diocese of Muyinga risk being evicted from their premises at a private property and are in urgent need of help to build their community elsewhere.
About two months after the deadly March attack in Palma town in Northern Mozambique, Paulo Agostinho Matica arrived in the Catholic Diocese of Pemba, South of the country, bearing a package that he considered “as a precious treasure” of the Church.
A Religious leader in Egypt has reported “few incidents” where Christianity is regarded as an inferior religion in the Northeast African nation despite the country having made what has been referred to as immense progress in religious freedom.
The lack of reliable means of transport has, for over a decade, slowed down the activities of the members of the Franciscan Capuchin Friars (OFM Cap) who have been on a mission to evangelize remote parts of Ghana that do not know about the person of Jesus Christ.
Roughly one third of the total project aid that was supplied by Catholic Charity Foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International in the year 2020, went to Africa, the leadership of the organization has reported.
A Catholic Bishop in Burkina Faso has said attacks on villages have multiplied and become increasingly unpredictable.
The leadership of the Catholic charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), is set offer Mass stipend to the Priests serving at Liberia’s only Major Seminary.
There is fear that young boys kidnapped by Al Shabaab militants in northern Mozambique are being radicalized to fight in the ranks of the militants.
Christians from St. Joseph’s outstation of Nkhate Parish in Malawi’s Catholic Diocese of Chikwawa have been trekking for up to 20 kilometers to attend Sunday Mass in the Parish.
Catholic Pontifical and Charity Organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, has facilitated the purchase of solar-powered radios for inhabitants of Cabo Delgado, the Northernmost province of Mozambique to keep families that have been separated by violence connected.
An official of the Pontifical charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International has, at the end of her term in Africa, recognized growth in a number of African countries including South Sudan.