The representative of the Holy Father in South Sudan has said that the planned ecumenical visit to the East-Central African nation is “a moment of grace” for the people of God in the country.
The representative of the Holy Father in Kenya has cautioned church members including members of the Clergy against the tendency to refer to authority saying, “The church of Christ does not build on power or on imposition.”
The Diamond Jubilee of the Brothers of St. Joseph, the first indigenous Religious Congregation of men in Kenya that is under the Archdiocese of Nyeri, provides an occasion to look back at the humble beginnings of the Catholic institution whose cardinal obligation is to “respond to the needy and oppressed people”, the Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya said.
The representative of the Holy Father in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has said the planned Papal visit is for everyone in the Central African nation, and not just for Catholics.
The representative of the Holy Father in Burkina Faso has said the Holy See is ready to accompany the West African nation in its process of transition following the military coup that ousted former President, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré.
The representative of the Holy Father in Kenya has cautioned Catholic Church leaders who have been succeeded against meddling in the affairs of their successors and urged the former to leave room for the latter to start a “new chapter” in their new respective ministries.
The representative of the Holy Father in Kenya has cautioned against “clericalism” which he said he had noted from his interactions with the people of God in the East African country including Priests and Bishops as they participate in the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality.
The President of Zambia, Hakainde Hichilema, has acknowledged the significant role of the Catholic Church in the Southern African nation, describing the entity as a “beacon of hope” and “a barometer of our nation's conscience.”
The West African nation of Mali can “achieve true peace” and development only if the leadership and citizens embrace dialogue, the newly appointed Apostolic Nuncio to the country has said.
Pope Francis has appointed Msgr. Javier Herrera Corona as the new Apostolic Nuncio to the Republic of Congo and Gabon and assigned him the Titular See of Vulturara in Italy with the dignity of Archbishop.
Pope Francis has appointed Msgr. Mambé Jean-Sylvain Emien, a native of Ivory Coast, as his representative in Mali and assigned him the Titular See of Potenza Picena in Italy with the dignity of Archbishop.
Pope Francis has appointed Msgr. Arnaldo Sanchez Catalan Apostolic Nuncio to Rwanda and assigned him the Titular See of Apollonia in Albania with the dignity of Archbishop.
The Apostolic Nuncio in South Africa has urged the people of God in the Southern African countries to look at the Synod on Synodality as a type of “council meeting”, which is “pastoral in nature”, and not some kind of parliamentary discussion.
Pope Francis has appointed Archbishop Fortunatus Nwachukwu, a member of the Clergy of Nigeria’s Aba Diocese, as the representative of the Holy See to the United Nations and Specialized Institutions in Geneva.
The representative of the Holy Father in Malawi has urged the people of God in the Southeastern African country to take vaccination against COVID-19 seriously following the emergence of a new variant of the coronavirus.
The Catholic Church in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) seeks to support democracy by ensuring an inclusive, credible and peaceful general elections in 2023, the Apostolic Nuncio in the Central African nation has said.
Pope Francis has, in his latest appointments, named a new Bishop for the Catholic Diocese of San in the West African nation of Mali and his representative in Burundi.
Pope Francis has donated medical equipment to St. Joseph Catholic Hospital of Liberia’s Monrovia Archdiocese, to help in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
The outgoing Apostolic Nuncio in Gabon has called upon the people of God in the Central African nation to “urgently” address the challenge of tribalism that seems to be behind divisions, blocking an authentic “exchange of charisms, faith experiences.”
The Pope’s Representative in Nigeria has advised the newly ordained Bishop of the country’s Lafia Diocese, David Ajang, to practice fatherly love in his episcopal ministry.