There is mounting fear of terrorist attacks in Pemba, the capital of Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province, a Catholic Priest and Communications official in the Diocese of Pemba has said.
A Catholic Priest in the Central African Republic (CAR) is nursing “serious injuries” at a mission hospital after the vehicle he and two others were travelling in hit a land mine Wednesday, May 5.
The humanitarian situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray region that has been in war since last November is deteriorating each passing day, a Catholic Priest ministering in the country’s Northernmost region has said.
Fr. Livinius Esomchi Nnamani, who was ordained to the priesthood in his hospital room on Holy Thursday with special permission from Pope Francis, has died of leukemia at the age of 31.
The Nigerian Catholic Priest who had been abducted Saturday, April 10 has been freed and is “in stable condition,” the leadership of his Religious Order has confirmed.
Prayers are being sought in Nigeria’s Warri Diocese for the safe and “speedy release” of the member of the Clergy who was abducted Monday, March 15.
The government of Kenya through the Director of Public Prosecutions is seeking more time “to complete investigations” in the case of the Kenyan-born Catholic priest, Fr. Richard Oduor, over allegations that he “knowingly” spread COVID-19.
A week after two Nigerian Catholic priests from Awka Diocese were released unharmed by abductors, another priest from Nigeria’s Issele-Uku Diocese in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, Fr. Samuel Agwameseh has also been set free after three days with abductors, ACI Africa has been told.
A couple of days since unknown gunmen “whisked away” Nigerian Fr. Arinze Madu, a diocesan Catholic priest serving at Nigeria’s Queen of Apostles Spiritual Year Seminary, Enugu diocese, there are concerns about the priest’s whereabouts as kidnappings targeting Church leaders seem to multiply in Africa’s most populous country, a source in Enugu diocese has told ACI Africa.