For nearly five years, Carmelite Sisters in the Ecclesiastical Province of Kananga of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have stayed at premises that were looted and partly destroyed in violence that wreaked havoc in the Central African country between 2016 and 2017.
Priests in charge of formation in various Seminaries of Cameroon’s Douala Ecclesiastical Province are undergoing training to boost their skills in forming future Priests in the country.
A Catholic Pontifical charity is facilitating the training of members of Clergy, Religious men and women, as well as the laity in Counselling Psychology aimed at enabling beneficiaries to offer appropriate assistance to those struggling with traumatic experiences amid Cabo Delgado violence.
The Pontifical charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, has reached out to the victims of violence in Mozambique who have been traumatized by the various kinds of atrocities they are facing owing to the ongoing insurgency in their country.
Archbishop-elect Luiz Fernando Lisboa who was recently transferred from Mozambique’s Diocese of Pemba to the Diocese of Cachoeiro do Itapemirim in Brazil has, in an interview, said he had always wanted to serve in Africa, which is now part of him.
A Catholic Bishop serving in Burkina Faso has, in an interview, acknowledged the faith, the “perseverance and resilience” of the people of God in the West African nation amid threats of insecurity arising from the Sahel crisis.
On the third anniversary of the abduction of the Nigerian Christian schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, a Christian leader in the West African nation has appealed for “intentional concerted efforts” across borders to demand for her release.
The Catholic charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, has announced a number of projects in Catholic Dioceses around the world that have received a boost, including those in Africa, that are under the patronage of St. Joseph.
The Catholic Church is praying for the safe release of a Colombian nun who was abducted by jihadists linked to Al-Qaeda four years ago, leaving behind what has been described as a “beautiful, wonderful project” that sought to increase literacy among women in the West African country.
Members of the Congregation of Our Lady Star of the Sea serving in Nigeria’s Apostolic Vicariate of Bomadi situated South of the West African country have received a financial boost from the international charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International to continue their apostolate in the mission characterized with hardship.
The Catholic Church in Nigeria is not paying ransom for any Priest, Religious Sister, Catechists or any other Church leader who is kidnapped by Boko Haram and other groups that target Christians, a Prelate in the West African country has said.
The Catholic Pontifical Organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, is experiencing difficulties delivering aid to victims of the ongoing violence in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the leadership of the charity has said and appealed to authorities in the Horn of Africa country to improve the region’s accessibility.
The ongoing violence in Central Africa Republic (CAR) following a contested presidential election is likely to plunge the country into a deadly coup, Pontifical Charity Organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International says in a report shared with ACI Africa.
Following reported renewed killings in villages in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Catholic Bishop of the country’s Butembo-Beni Diocese has appealed to government authorities to act in order to bring an end to people’s suffering.
The leadership of the Pontifical Charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International is supporting the formation of 63 Seminarians in Chad and in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
A recently established home for elderly members of the Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Our Lady (FMOL) has been equipped with modern facilities for the use by the elderly Sisters of the Religious Order.
Young Carmelite Novices in the Central African Republic (CAR) have received a financial boost from the Catholic pastoral charity and pontifical foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, to facilitate their formation to Religious Life.
For long, members of the Handmaids of the Holy Child Jesus (HHCJ) serving in Ghana’s Catholic Diocese of Sunyani have been unable to meet the demand of hosts used in celebration of Holy Mass in Sunyani and in other surrounding Dioceses where they run various apostolates.
The lack of respect for land heritage and claims for racial superiority are behind conflicts in contemporary society, members of the Catholic Biblical Association of Nigeria (CABAN) have said.
The leadership of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International is announcing free access to 24 documentaries that capture the reality of Christian life in anticipation of the feast of the Nativity.