The Congregation of Propaganda Fide — a Vatican department dedicated to the Church’s missionary activity — is celebrating its 400th anniversary. A three-day conference at the Vatican this week sought to examine the centuries-long history of this department, including its global impact today.
The ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality is a call to heal “wounds of violence and division” that the people of God in South Sudan have experiences, the Bishop of the country’s Rumbek Diocese has said.
Members of the Episcopal Conference of Mozambique (CEM) have cautioned against the sole reliance on the military in addressing the “misfortune” of insecurity in the Southern African nation, and called for joint efforts.
The Catholic Bishop of Dedza Diocese in Malawi is calling on all institutions of learning to provide holistic education, the kind that orients learners in human and Christian formation, fostering the spirit of responsibility.
The Bishop-elect for South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Torit has called on the people of God in the East-Central African nation to look beyond the challenges they have experienced in the past as a result of protracted violent conflict and to cheer up.
Pope Francis traveled to northern Italy on Saturday to celebrate the 90th birthday of his second cousin Carla Rabezzana with his Italian relatives.
Days after Cardinal Joseph Zen’s defense lawyer made his closing arguments in the West Kowloon Magistrates’ Court, one of the pro-democracy advocates on trial with Zen was arrested under Hong Kong’s national security law.
Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Liberia, Kenya, and Nigeria are the five African countries that Rome-based Harambee Africa International (HAI) has marked for support through funding of various development projects next year.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Maroua-Mokolo in Cameroon has decried rising violence in the Central African country, noting that the people, specifically in the country’s northernmost region, are experiencing the “reign of terror”.
Catholic Bishops in Rwanda and Burundi have expressed their “solidarity and spiritual closeness” with the people of God in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) amid reports of persistent violent conflicts and deaths.
Bishop Jude Ayodeji Arogundade of Nigeria’s Ondo Diocese has pleaded with lawmakers in the United Kingdom (UK) to push their government and other nations to help address the persecution of Christians in the West African nation lest it is overrun by terrorists.
Cardinal Pietro Parolin offered Mass for peace in Ukraine on Thursday in the Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome.
Wuyatta Musu Genda had just completed her secondary education at the age of sixteen when she gave in to pressure and went for “the cut”.
After the liberation of the Mykolaiv district in Ukraine from the Russian army last week, residents began to return to their homes with the hope of saving at least some of their possessions.
Faith and civil organizations focused on food sovereignty and justice worldwide have castigated Bill Gates for proposing “high-tech solutions” including genetic engineering, new breeding technologies, and digital agriculture to address the hunger crisis in Africa.
The newly appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Mozambique’s Archdiocese of Maputo, Bishop João Carlos Hatoa Nunes, has described his appointment as a surprise and called on the people of God in the Southern African nation to pray for him.
Catholic Bishops of the four-nation Conference in West Africa are concerned about the “high cost of living” in their respective countries.
An Archbishop in Zimbabwe has called on Catholic youth in the Southern African country to make good life choices “for the betterment of the whole Church”.
Pope Francis received the German bishops at the Vatican on Thursday.
The Lux Terra Leadership Foundation on Tuesday, November 15, began the first in a series of training workshops for Christian Stakeholders on skills and tools for raising public awareness on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in the West African country.