Members of the College of Consultors of the Catholic Diocese of Wa in Ghana have elected a Diocesan Administrator to govern the Episcopal See “ad interim” following the death of the Local Ordinary, Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr.
Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are securing the future of young women in an education partnership with International Voluntary Service (VIS).
Organizations working with refugees are manipulating the statistics of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Northern Mozambique, the Catholic charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has said, noting that the situation is endangering the lives of those who continue to be forced out of their homes in the region’s raging violence.
A Catholic Bishop in Ghana has faulted the Member of Parliament (MP) of Effutu Constituency in the West African nation for saying that Catholics are free to join the freemason society.
Traditional healers are vaccinating groups of young men in Cabo Delgado Province in northern Mozambique and allowing them to go ahead and fight militias that continue to wreak havoc in the embattled province.
There is need for authorities in South Sudan to put an end to the menace of land grabbing, Bishop Alex Lodiong Sakor Eyobo of Yei Diocese has said.
Members of CitizenGo Africa, the African branch of CitizenGo, which is the international Catholic activist organization, have asked Robert Iger, the newly appointed CEO of Disney, to prioritize family values at the entertainment company, and to stop pushing the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) agenda in content meant for children.
The leadership of the Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights foundation, has described as “encouraging” the legalization of dozens of churches in Egypt.
The Catholic Bishop of Wau Diocese in South Sudan has underscored the need for forgiveness among the people of God in the East-Central African nation, saying the practice can “build bridges” and “repair broken relationships.”
The planned ecumenical visit to South Sudan to be undertaken by Pope Francis, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the Moderator of the Church of Scotland, Iain Greenshields in February 2023 provides an opportunity to reflect on “peace and stability,” the Catholic Archbishop in the country has said.
Many Nigerians are suffering psycho-trauma that remains “undiagnosed and untreated”, a Catholic Priest in the West African nation has said.
The leadership of the Rome-based Catholic Lay Religious Sovereign Order of Malta, Malteser International (MI), is reaching out with cash and food aid to thousands of Kenyans and Ethiopians facing starvation amid extended periods of drought.
On the annual event of World AIDS Day marked December 1, the leadership of the U.S-based development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), Salesian Missions, has highlighted initiatives providing medical care and social support for young people living with HIV/AIDS across the globe, including Africa.
Pope Francis is set to realize his postponed trip to two African countries early next year, officials of the Holy See have announced.
The people of God in Ethiopia are waiting “with hope” to see the “effects” of the recently signed peace agreement between the Ethiopian government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the General Secretary of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ethiopia (CBCE) has said.
Bishops in Ghana have expressed concern about the “dwindling number of Catholics” in the West African nation.
The U.S.-based development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), Salesian Missions, has facilitated the access to clean water to hundreds of residents of a Catholic Parishes in Zambia and in Namibia.
The Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya has assured the Bishop-elect of the country’s Kitale Diocese of Pope Francis’ “support and prayer” in his Episcopal Ministry.
Members of the Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) have paid glowing tribute to Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr who passed on in Rome on November 27.
A Catholic Bishop in South Sudan has underscored the need to foster listening in the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality, describing the practice as “the way out of problems we encounter.”