Members of the Young Christian Students of Senegal (JEC/S) are displeased with acts of violence that have resulted in the death of innocent citizens amid protests against the February 3 decision of President Macky Sall to postpone the presidential poll that had been scheduled to take place on February 25.
The decision to postpone of the presidential elections in Senegal threatens the West African country’s democratic reputation, the Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN) has said.
Members of the National Laity Council (CNL) in Senegal do not approve of the decision to postpone the general elections that were previously scheduled to take place on February 25.
The decision to postpone the general elections in Senegal, previously scheduled to take place on February 25, is difficult to comprehend, Archbishop Benjamin Ndiaye of the country’s Dakar Archdiocese has said.
The Vatican Secretary of State has lauded the “peaceful and respectful coexistence” between Muslims and Christians in the West African nation of Senegal.
Catholic Bishops of the four-nation Conference in West Africa are concerned about the “resurgence” of migration of people in violation of laws of immigration.
The decision by President Macky Sall of Senegal not to seek reelection in Presidential elections scheduled for February 2024 will go a long way in addressing diffusing the socio-political tension that has characterized the West African nation, and calming hearts of Senegalese, the Catholic Laity in the country have said.
The Order of Poor Clerics Regular of the Mother of God of the Pious Schools (Piarists) in Catalonia, Spain, is seeking “forgiveness” for the sexual abuse of minors that a former member, Manel Sales Castellà, committed while serving as a missionary in Senegal between 1980 and 2005.
Catholic Bishops in Senegal are “very concerned” about the violent protests in the country that have resulted in the loss of at least nine lives, and are appealing for “restraint”, and for reason to prevail over emotions.
On the occasion of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) 2023, marked April 6, members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) have highlighted initiatives they have undertaken across the globe, including Africa, to foster the celebration of the annual event.
Pope Francis has accepted the retirement of Bishop Ernest Sambou from the pastoral care of the Catholic Diocese of Saint-Louis in Senegal.
Pope Francis has condoled with victims of the tragic road accident in Senegal that reportedly killed at least 40 people and injured dozens more on Sunday, January 8.
Members of the Religious Congregation of the Poor Clares who recently established a community in the Catholic Archdiocese of Dakar in Senegal are working against all odds, including prolonged drought and limited resources, to sustain their mission in the West African country.
Catholic Bishops of the four-nation Conference in West Africa are concerned about the “high cost of living” in their respective countries.
Religious leaders from different faith groups in Senegal have maintained a commitment to live in harmony with each other, a Catholic Bishop in the West African nation has said, adding that Muslim leaders in particular have expressed a commitment to resist the influence of extremism that is reining in the country’s neighbors.
Catholic Bishops in Senegal have, in a collective statement, urged politicians in the West African nation to prioritize “dialogue in truth” for a peaceful legislative election scheduled for July 31.
The Catholic Bishop of Kaolack Diocese in Senegal has expressed concern about the rise in cases of violence in the West African nation and emphasized the need for moral education in families.
The annual national Marian pilgrimage in the West African nation of Senegal that was canceled for two consecutive years due to COVID-19 restrictions has been scheduled for next month.
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.
Caritas Africa is calling on delegates at the ongoing 9th World Water Forum in Senegal to address the issues that are behind the water crisis on the world's second largest continent.