May the Muslim commemoration of the Feast of Maouloud that marks the birthday of the Prophet Muhammed strengthen the faith of those who believe in Allah and bring with it His “infinite graces”, the Local Ordinary of Abidjan Archdiocese in Ivory Coast, Jean-Pierre Cardinal Kutwa, has implored.
The leadership of the Catholic University Institute of Abidjan (ICMA), a philosophical and theological training institution of higher learning in Ivory Coast, has been challenged to help fill the gap of Africans, who think well of their continent.
Officials of the Episcopal Commission for Justice and Peace (CEJP) in Ivory Coast are calling upon political candidates in the country’s municipal and regional elections to carry out their respective campaigns ahead of the September 2 polls in an atmosphere that fosters fraternity.
The National Association of Catholic Schools (CCMECCI) in Ivory Coast has eulogized Henri Konan Bédié, the country’s former president who died on Tuesday, August 1, describing him as “a peacemaker and wise man.”
The Archbishop of Abidjan in Ivory Coast, Jean-Pierre Cardinal Kutwa, has encouraged the new Bishop of the West African country’s Katiola Diocese to “be a model for believers”, both by his expressions and actions.
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Mauricio Rueda Beltza, a native of Colombia, as the new Apostolic Nuncio to Ivory Coast, and assigned him the Titular See of Cingoli in Italy with the dignity of Archbishop.
Catholic Bishops in Ivory Coast are appealing for “restraint and moderation” amid tensions ahead of regional and municipal elections scheduled for September 2.
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Lénard Ndjadi Ndjate who has been serving as the Provincial Superior of the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (MCCJ) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as the Auxiliary Bishop for Kisangani Archdiocese.
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Joseph Kacou Aka, the immediate former Secretary General of the Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (RECOWA), as Bishop for Yamoussoukro Diocese in Ivory Coast.
On the annual event of World AIDS Day marked December 1, the leadership of the U.S-based development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), Salesian Missions, has highlighted initiatives providing medical care and social support for young people living with HIV/AIDS across the globe, including Africa.
Pope Francis has transferred Archbishop Paolo Borgia who has been serving as Apostolic Nuncio in Ivory Coast to the Vatican Diplomatic Mission in Lebanon.
Pope Francis has appointed the Parish Priest of St. Odilia Cathedral of Bondoukou Diocese, Fr. Alain Clément Amiezi, Bishop of Odienné Diocese in Ivory Coast.
The newly elected President of the Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (RECOWA), has, in an interview with ACI Africa, said he is counting on the support of his brother Bishops as he takes the helm of the body that brings together Catholic Bishops in 16 countries of West Africa.
For 12 years, Sr. Monique Lorrain has been visiting Korhogo prison in the North of Ivory Coast twice a week, giving hope to inmates who she says are living in harsh conditions.
The President of the Republic of Ivory Coast has donated food items to the humanitarian arm of the Catholic Bishops in the country to help reach out to vulnerable persons in the West African nation described as those “living this time of Lent”.