After organizing a “triduum prayer” for peace in Niger following a July 26 military coup that ousted President Mohamed Bazoum from power, members of the Episcopal Conference of Togo (CET) have reaffirmed their solidarity with people of the West African nation.
A Togolese missionary Priest volunteering at the 2023 World Youth Day (WYD) in Lisbon, Portugal has challenged Africans attending the event to “be a light” to their peers when they go back home.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Aného in Togo has written to the Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, expressing the need to teach young people in the Togolese Diocese the importance of preserving their dignity, and avoiding sexual relations until they are married.
Catholic Bishops in Togo are appealing for “a peaceful atmosphere” ahead of Legislative and Regional elections scheduled for December this year.
There is need for members of Caritas Africa to foster communion and interactions, drawing inspiration from the communities of early Christians recorded in the Acts of the Apostles, Caritas Africa outgoing Executive Secretary has said.
Members of the Regional Union of the Diocesan Priests of West Africa (RUPWA) have decried “the wounds of division and conflict” that have usually emerged during the electioneering periods in various countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Moïse Touho as the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Atakpamé in Togo.
Catholic Bishops in Togo have, in a collective statement, expressed their spiritual closeness with victims of recent terrorist attacks in the country.
A week after the Catholic Church in Togo was denied an observer role in the upcoming presidential elections by the government, an African missionary serving in the West African country has termed as “a noble fight” efforts by the Church on the continent to pursue truth and justice during elections.