Members of the Association of Episcopal Conferences of Central Africa (ACEAC) comprising Catholic Bishops in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and Rwanda have highlighted three challenges the people of God in their respective countries are facing, which they say need to be addressed for peace to prevail.
Catholic Bishops have attributed their withdrawal from the National Inclusive Dialogue (DNI) sessions to their status of neutrality and the need “to keep an equal distance between the parties” in conflict in the North-Central African nation.
Catholic Bishops in Chad have, in a collective statement, announced their withdrawal from the country’s National Inclusive Dialogue (DNI) initiative, decrying the lack of “dialogue”.
Members of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) have launched a program to reach out to at least 500 victims of the Tropical Storm Ana, which affected parts of the Southern African country.
A Catholic Bishop in Ethiopia has invited other members of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Ethiopia (CBCE) to speak and act against atrocities in the country’s Tigray Region.
Members of the National Episcopal Conference of Congo (CENCO) have expressed their “compassion, fraternal and spiritual closeness” with all those affected by the violence in the Province of Ituri that is covered by the Catholic Diocese of Bunia.
Catholic Bishops in Angola are appealing for truth, justice and transparency in the organization of the general elections scheduled for August this year.
Catholic Bishops taking part in the Annual Plenary Assembly of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) are deliberating on emerging practices in Liturgical celebrations in the Southern African nation.
Catholic Bishops in Ivory Coast have, in a collective statement, called on the government to put in place policies that takes into account “civic and moral education” in the West African nation.
Catholic Bishops in Burkina Faso have, in a collective statement, expressed their awareness of the country’s recent political changes and called upon those who spearheaded the reported coup d’etat to be at the service of the people.
Catholic Bishops in Mali have appealed for dialogue to find solutions acceptable to all citizens of the West African nation amid sanctions imposed by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA).
Members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) have, in a collective statement, appealed for generous donations to help address the needs of victims of last week’s gas explosion that occurred near a mining town in the Southwestern region of the country.
Catholic Bishops in Benin are calling on the people of God in the West African nation to uphold sanctity of human life “in all circumstances”.
Members of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) have called on the government of the Southern African nation to beef up the security of the Director General (DG) and all employees of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB).
Catholic Church leaders in Gabon have, in a collective statement, expressed concern about challenges members of families are facing and called for what they have termed “a genuine policy that promotes and protects life.”
Thousands of hectares of Catholic Church farms in Zimbabwe are to be put into “profitable and productive use” by growing millions of kilograms of wheat to be used for the production of bread in the Southern African nation, a statement by Catholic Bishops indicates.
Members of the Episcopal Conference of Ivory Coast (CECCI) have, in a collective statement, underscored the role of citizens in sustaining peace.
The latest Plenary Assembly of the Catholic Bishops in Ethiopia focused on the situation of war in the Horn of Africa nation that is its second year, they have said in their collective message shared with ACI Africa.
Religious leaders in Senegal have, in a collective statement, appealed for “calm, restraint and respect for others” amid tensions ahead of local elections scheduled to take place next month.
Members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) have, in their Christmas message, expressed their concerns about what they have described as an “unfortunate growing culture of disrespect and insults” in the West African nation.