A total of 29 people were killed in separate attacks between September 1 and 25 in various parts served by the Catholic Dioceses of Makurdi and Katsina Ala in Nigeria’s Benue State, a recent report has indicated.
David Boanuh, a Ghanaian filmmaker is the winner of the 9th edition of the prestigious International Award, “Communicating Africa” contest, that Harambee Africa International (HAI), a Rome-based development agency, had launched.
Leaders of Samburu County in Kenya have pledged to collaborate with the Catholic Diocese of Maralal that covers the Kenyan County in addressing insecurity that involves cattle rustlers and perpetrators of gender-based violence among other actors.
There is need for the people of God in South Sudan to foster national values, going beyond their ethnic affiliations especially tribe, the Archbishop of Juba has said.
Catholic Bishops in Belgium made “an error” in introducing the blessing ceremonies for same-sex couples, Vatican-based Nigerian Catholic Church leader, Francis Cardinal Arinze, has said.
Italy’s national elections on Sept. 25 ended with Giorgia Meloni, a Catholic mother, poised to become the country’s first female prime minister.
Catechists in South Sudan’s Wau Diocese have been encouraged to help members of the Clergy reach out to the people of God at the grassroots.
The Diocese of Matagalpa has asked the faithful to continue praying for its bishop, Rolando Álvarez, the priests, seminarians, and the layman who were arrested and abducted in the middle of the night by the police of the Nicaraguan dictatorship, led by President Daniel Ortega and his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo.
A Catholic Priest is most likely to face more opposition, criticism and all manner of threats from his fellow members of Clergy and confreres than from anywhere else, the representative of the Holy Father in Kenya has said.
The ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality entail the fostering of “reciprocal listening” and the discerning of the Spirit, the representative of the Holy Father in Namibia has told delegates of the 13th Plenary Assembly of the Inter-Regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA).
Pope Francis has transferred Archbishop Paolo Borgia who has been serving as Apostolic Nuncio in Ivory Coast to the Vatican Diplomatic Mission in Lebanon.
As Cardinal Joseph Zen begins his trial in Hong Kong, a number of Catholic leaders and human rights activists have come out with statements of support for the 90-year-old bishop emeritus.
Pope Francis has appointed a Portuguese cardinal as the head of the newly formed Vatican Dicastery for Culture and Education.
The Vatican has appointed Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane, president of the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference, to oversee an investigation into the former bishop of Broome, Christopher Saunders.
Cardinal Joseph Zen and five others stood trial in Hong Kong on Monday for failing to properly register a fund to provide legal aid to pro-democracy protesters.
There is need to heed to the appeal that St. Paul makes in his Letter to Timothy to pray for those in leadership, applying this to Nigeria where those at the helm of the government have not met citizens’ expectations, a Catholic Archbishop in the West African nation has said.
For 20 years, Fr. Egidio Tocalli stayed in the same room that had hosted Fr. Giuseppe Ambrosoli, a member of the Comboni Missionaries who ran a hospital in Uganda’s Archdiocese of Gulu, and slept in the bed where the Priest who is set for beatification on November 20 had slept.
Pope Francis has appealed for the release of nine Catholics kidnapped in southwest Cameroon.
The development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Freetown in Sierra Leone is calling on law enforcement agencies in the West African nation to start working to boost the confidence of the people in the agencies ahead of the country’s general election that is scheduled to be held in June 2023.
The deeply rooted “structures of injustice and imbalance” in Nigeria over the centuries are the primary hindrances to peaceful coexistence among the people of God in the West African nation, a Catholic Priest in the country has said.