The Council of Swaziland Churches (CSC) has expressed concern about the rise in cases of intolerance that has been manifested in arson attacks and killings in the Southern African nation.
Christian leaders in the Kingdom of Eswatini have petitioned parliament to establish “an independent commission” to look into arson attacks and ensuing murders occasioned by political differences.
The Commission for Justice and Peace (CJPC) in Eswatini’s only Catholic Diocese of Manzini has denounced violence taking place amid political instability in the Southern Africa kingdom.
The Bishop of Eswatini’s Manzini Diocese has bemoaned the killings of security officers in the Southern African Kingdom.
The October 6-10 pastoral visit by the representative of the Holy Father to Eswatini shows how much the Apostolic Nuncio to the Southern African nation cares about the life of the people of God in every single Catholic Diocese, the Bishop of Manzini Diocese, the only Catholic Episcopal See in Eswatini, has said.
Catholic social activists in Africa under their umbrella association, CitizenGo Africa, have petitioned an advocacy, communication and social mobilization entity in Eswatini to stop pushing for the legalization of abortion in the Southern African Kingdom.
Locals in Eswatini have expressed their dissatisfaction about the preparation for dialogue in the Southern African nation, with some telling Catholic charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), that the country is still too hostile for any meaningful dialogue to end the ongoing protests.
The Council of Swaziland Churches (CSC) has decried alleged incidences of brutality by authorities in the Southern African nation that is experiencing unrest amid calls for democracy.
Initiatives the Catholic Church in Eswatini is taking to reach out to migrants and refugees in the one-Diocese Southern African nation are steps in the right direction, a member of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) has said.
The team tasked with facilitating participation in the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality in Eswatini’s Catholic Diocese of Manzini is conducting home visits to the people of God in the Diocese to encourage conversations on the Synod.
If unaddressed, various acts of violence in Eswatini, including the torching of private and public property, signals “very worse times lying ahead”, locals have told Catholic charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI).
Representatives of Christian leaders in Eswatini under the auspices of the Council of Swaziland Churches (CSC) are concerned about “a new culture of mistrust and intolerance” that they say is emerging in the landlocked Southern African nation amid national challenges.
The Catholic Bishop of Manzini, the only Diocese in the Kingdom of Eswatini, has visited St. Elizabeth Primary School after the institution’s library was reportedly “petrol bombed” on Monday, April 4.
The Catholic Bishop of Manzini, the only Diocese in the Kingdom of Eswatini, has said citizens are waiting for the government and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to give directives on when and how a national dialogue aimed at realizing peace in the country will be held.