Catholic Church in Togo

Members of the Episcopal Conference of Togo. Credit: CET

After Prayers for Peace, Catholic Bishops in Togo Reaffirm Solidarity with People of Niger

Aug 15, 2023

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.

Fr. Pierre Paul Anani Dossekpli, a Togolese missionary Priest volunteering at the 2023 World Youth Day (WYD)  in Lisbon, Portugal. Credit: EWTN

WYD Volunteer to Africans in Portugal: Be a Light to your Peers back at Home

Aug 2, 2023

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.

Credit: ACN

How Togolese Catholic Diocese is Seeking to Prevent Abortions among Young People

Jul 29, 2023

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.

Members of the Episcopal Conference of Togo (CET). Credit: CET

Catholic Bishops in Togo Appeal for “peaceful atmosphere” Months to Local Elections

Jun 17, 2023

Catholic Bishops in Togo are appealing for “a peaceful atmosphere” ahead of Legislative and Regional elections scheduled for December this year.

Caritas members at the first Knowledge Management for Change (KM4Change) in Africa Conference in Lomé, Togo, on Tuesday, June 13. Credit: Caritas Africa

Caritas Africa Members Urged to Foster Interactions “like the early Christian communities”

Jun 15, 2023

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). Credit: Fr. Peter Konteh

Catholic Priests in West Africa Decry Election “wounds of division” in Sub-Saharan Africa

Jun 14, 2023

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.

Mons. Moïse Touho, appointed Bishop of Togo's Catholic Diocese of Atakpamé on 26 Ocotober 2022. Credit: Diocese of Atakpamé

Parish Priest of St. François-Xavier Parish of Atakpamé Diocese in Togo Appointed Bishop

Oct 26, 2022

Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Moïse Touho as the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Atakpamé in Togo.

Members of the Episcopal Conference of Togo (CET)/ Credit: Episcopal Conference of Togo (CET)

Catholic Bishops in Togo Express Solidarity with Victims of Recent Terrorist Attacks

Jul 22, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Togo have, in a collective statement, expressed their spiritual closeness with victims of recent terrorist attacks in the country.    

An image depicting the intersection between Church and politics. The Church in Togo and Ivory Coast has been accused by the governments of being partial.

African Church Leaders’ Efforts for Electoral Truth, Justice “a noble fight”: A Reflection

Jan 27, 2020

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.