The tendency to be opposed to change through the claim that “we have always done it that way” is dangerous for the Church in modern times, a Catholic Bishop in South Africa has said.
The warring parties in South Sudan’s conflict need to go beyond talking about peace, and walk the talk, a South Sudanese Catholic Bishop has said.
The challenges bedeviling the West African nation of Nigeria originate from a failure on the part of citizens to have a national conversation about their identity as members of one nation, a Catholic Bishop in the country has said.
The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja has discouraged “criminal or violent actions”, noting that there are better ways for the suffering millions in the West African country to express their frustrations.
A Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has urged the people of God in the country to engage their government on the country’s challenges, cautioning against silence amid insecurity.
Muslims and Christians in Nigeria have been urged to reflect on the need for peace and peaceful coexistence during Eid al-Adha, the annual Islamic celebration to be marked in the West African nation and other countries around the world this year on Tuesday, July 20.
One of Bishop Caesar Mazzolari’s biggest promises while he served the people of God in South Sudan was to never leave the country that was plunged in chaos until there was peace and some form of stability.
A Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has described the challenge of insecurity in the West African nation as “enormous” and “worrisome” and called for urgent action “to defeat the forces of evil” in the country.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Wau in South Sudan has expressed concerns about the practice of nepotism in job recruitment at the local and national level in the East-Central African nation.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto in Nigeria has, at a webinar, emphasized the need for Church leaders in Africa, to be the “the moral compass”, guiding politicians on morality amid fractured politics.
In his maiden visit of Rumbek Diocese whose Bishop-elect was shot and wounded in April, the Apostolic Administrator of the South Sudanese Diocese has called for “reflection” and the seeking of spiritual renewal.
The Bishop of Nigeria’s Nsukka Diocese has cautioned Clerics, women and men Religious against owning and operating personal projects saying conflicts have often resulted from such engagement.
The Auxiliary Bishop of South Africa’s Cape Town Archdiocese has called on Christians and the public to do everything within their power to promote and protect life amid surging cases of COVID-19 infection in the country.
The Adoration Ministry Enugu, an initiative of a controversial Nigerian Catholic Priest, is to function as a Chaplaincy, and “not personality cult”, the Local Ordinary of Nigeria’s Enugu Diocese has directed.
The Catholic Bishop of South Africa’s Kroonstad Diocese has, in a statement, urged Catholics to strictly adhere to COVID-19 preventive measures amid a surge in infections in the country, especially in the territory covered by the Diocese.
The new Catholic Bishop of South Africa’s Queenstown Diocese has been urged to work toward uniting the people of God who will be under his pastoral care amid cases of divisions characterized by “name-calling and demeaning labels.”
The Catholic Bishop of South Sudan’s Yei Diocese has, on the occasion of his 51st Priestly anniversary, appealed for unity in the face of various national challenges, including insecurity and the COVID-19 pandemic.
At the climax celebration to mark the Silver Jubilee of Our Lady Queen of Africa (OLA) Bolgatanga Parish of Ghana’s Navrongo-Bolgatanga Diocese, the Local Ordinary has called for the daily practice of Christian faith if societal ills have to be defeated.
The residence of the Catholic Bishop of South Sudan’s Wau Diocese was looted in a daytime theft last Sunday, the Vicar General of the South Sudanese Diocese confirmed earlier this week.
The controversial Nigerian Catholic Priest whose supporters violently stormed the Bishop’s residence last week, demanding to know the Cleric’s whereabouts, has publicly apologized to the Universal Church and to his Local Ordinary.