Catholic Church in Mozambique

A village in Mozambique. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Peace Entity Warns of “full-scale resumption of the war” in Northern Mozambique

Jun 19, 2022

The leadership of the Catholic peace foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has warned of renewed attacks in some parts of Cabo Delgado Province which had been considered safe by the Mozambican government.

Archbishop Inácio Saúre with Catholic youth in Nampula Archdiocese. Credit: Nampula Archdiocese

Planned Mozambican Version of World Youth Day to Prepare Youth for Lisbon 2023

Jun 17, 2022

The Mozambican version of World Youth Day (WYD) scheduled for November aims at preparing young people in the Southern African nation to participate in the one to be held in Lisbon in 2023, a Catholic Archbishop in the country has said.

Archbishop Inácio Saúre of Nampula Archdiocese, President of the Episcopal Conference of Mozambique (CEM). Credit: Vatican Media

Mozambican Catholic Archdiocese “overwhelmed” by Increasing IDPs from Cabo Delgado

Jun 13, 2022

The increasing number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from the violence-stricken Cabo Delgado Province covered by Mozambique’s Pemba Diocese is overwhelming, the Catholic Archbishop of the country’s Nampula Archdiocese that is playing host to a section of the IDPs has said. 

A Catholic Priest and a Religious Sister having a moment with refugees in the Catholic Diocese of Pemba in Mozambique. Thousands of refugees from Cabo Delgado have found refuge in the Diocese and the Catholic Archdiocese of Nampula/ Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute

Catholic Charity Contests Mozambican Authorities Directive on Return of Displaced Persons

May 15, 2022

Catholic charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), is contesting the ultimatum given by authorities in Mocímboa da Praia in Mozambique’s embattled province of Cabo Delgado, requiring civil servants who had fled from violence in the town to return to work.

An IDP camp in Mozambique. Credit: ACN

Violence in Mozambique Overshadowed by Growing Ukrainian Crisis, Catholic Charity Says

Apr 15, 2022

Mozambique is one of the embattled countries that risk receiving less visibility as the world focuses its attention on the growing humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, Catholic Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Canada, has said.

At the Don Bosco Maputo Social-Sport School in Mozambique, more than 70 children and adolescents learn values ​​and improve their academic performance. Credit: Salesian Missions

Salesians, Real Madrid Foundation Collaborating on Youth Sports in Senegal and Mozambique

Apr 6, 2022

Members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) are collaborating with the Real Madrid Foundation to run schools in Senegal and Mozambique where young people participate in sports and are taught other life skills and values.

Victims of militant attacks in Cabo Delgado. Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute

Catholic Peace Entity Reports Renewed Attacks Near Mozambican Military Base

Apr 2, 2022

Militants operating in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province have launched fresh attacks in the province, this time targeting a region close to a military base in the country, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) has reported.

Cyclone Gombe in Mozambique. Credit: Vatican Media

Catholic Priest in Mozambique Says Challenges amid Cyclone Gombe “immeasurable”

Mar 17, 2022

A Catholic Priest of Mozambique’s Nampula Archdiocese has, in an interview with ACI Africa, described the destruction caused by cyclone Gombe as “immeasurable.”

Victims of militant attacks in Cabo Delgado. Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute

Mozambicans Questioning Protection of State Officials in Attacks: Catholic Peace Entity

Mar 17, 2022

Locals in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province have raised questions concerning the protection of economic interests of senior government officials even as civilians continue to be harassed by militants in the embattled Mozambican region.

Fr. Rafael Baciano Sapato. Credit: IMBISA

Plight of Single Mothers in Southern Africa Part of Synod on Synodality Topics: Priest

Mar 16, 2022

The challenges single mothers face as members of the Church in the region covered by the Inter-regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) are among the topics of the ongoing Synod on Synodality, a Catholic Priest has said. 

Bishop António Juliasse Ferreira Sandramo, appointed Bishop of Mozambique's Pemba Diocese by Pope Francis on 08 March 2022. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Newly Appointed Bishop in Mozambique Renews Plea to Support Victims of Extremist Attacks

Mar 14, 2022

The newly appointed Catholic Bishop for Pemba Diocese in Mozambique has, in his first appeal after the appointment, called on the international community to support victims of extremist attacks in Cabo Delgado Province that is served by his Episcopal See.

Bishop António Juliasse Ferreira Sandramo, appointed Bishop of Mozambique's Pemba Diocese by Pope Francis on 08 March 2022. Credit: ACI Africa

Coordinator of 2019 Papal Visit in Mozambique Appointed Bishop of Country's Pemba Diocese

Mar 9, 2022

Pope Francis has appointed Bishop António Juliasse Ferreira Sandramo who coordinated the Papal visit in Mozambique in 2019 as the Local Ordinary of the country’s Pemba Diocese.

Credit: ACN

Catholic Charities Report Massive Exodus in Mozambican Villages amid Heightened Attacks

Feb 25, 2022

Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Portugal and Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) have reported Massive Exodus in Mozambican Villages amid Heightened Attacks.