Catholic Bishops in Tanzania have condoled with families of victims of the Precision Air Flight that crashed into Lake Victoria Sunday, November 6.
Civil and Faith-based organizations with presence in Africa are against the unilateral decision of the Government of Tanzania to evict the Maasai from their ancestral land within Conservancy Areas in the Northern part of the country.
Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Tanzania are partnering with Real Madrid Foundation, the social arm of the Spanish Football Club, Real Madrid, to provide young people in the East African nation with value-based training and socio-sporting skills.
Fr. Sostenes Bahati Soka, a member of the Clergy of Tanzania’s Catholic Diocese of Moshi, has been stopped from practicing his Priestly ministry over allegations of sodomizing a section of children who were preparing for their First Holy Communion and Confirmation.
Bishops of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) have unveiled a document to provide guidelines for the care of the environment, and tasked Small Christian Communities (SCCs) in the region to be on the forefront of creating awareness on the guidelines.
The Encyclical Letter of Pope Francis on the “care for our common home”, Laudato Si', has had a “great” impact in the Eastern Africa region, the Chairman of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) has said.
While a majority of Clergy and Religious in the region of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) are aware of Pope Francis’s Encyclical letter Laudato Si’, some having fully internalized it, and actively implementing it, a good number of Clergy and women and men Religious in the region have said they are not aware that the seven-year-old document exists.
The responsibility of conserving the environment “is not a choice but a necessity to future generations”, the U.S. ambassador to Tanzania has told delegates of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA).
The gathering, production, and dissemination of news reports has the ability to “help spread ecological ethics”, the Prefect of the Vatican’s Dicastery for Communication has said.
The President of Tanzania has pledged to rally behind the Bishops of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) in their fight for environmental conservation, promising to explore ways to implement “some” of the Catholic Bishops’ resolutions.
To adequately combat the destruction of the environment, there is a need to adhere to fraternal structures that entail caring for one another, a Pro-Prefect of the Dicastery for Evangelization has told delegates of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA).
Women have an important leadership role in initiating and implementing Diocesan programs, Catholic Bishops in Eastern African have been told, and cautioned against sidelining women Religious Women in official “affairs of the Church”.
A Pro-Prefect of the Dicastery for Evangelization has urged delegates of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) who are meeting to reflect on the care for the environment in the region to interrogate causes of climate change instead of dwelling on the effects of environmental degradation.
Hundreds of youths in Tanzania have been equipped with skills in renewable energy from institutions run by members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in the East African country.
Delegates of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) are set to reflect on the gains that have been made in the region on the care for the environment during the association’s 20th Plenary Assembly to be held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, from July 9 to 18.
The government of Tanzania has orchestrated the eviction of the Maasai from their ancestral land in a move that violates “existing agreements”, the leadership of the Catholic peace and charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has said.
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Wolfgang Pisa as the Local Ordinary of Tanzania’s Lindi Diocese and Mons. Isaac Bunde Dugu as the Bishop of Katsina-ala Diocese in Nigeria.
A Catholic Nun from Tanzania has challenged women and men Religious in Africa to use the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality to showcase their “active role in the mission of evangelization”.
Tanzania’s Vice President has told religious leaders in the East African nation to never give up on preaching about the need for peace in the country, particularly peace that “our Lord Jesus Christ left us”.
Pope Francis has acknowledged with appreciation the selfless service offered by the Auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Bukoba in Tanzania as the Bishop celebrates 50 years since he was ordained a Priest.