Catholic Bishops in Mali have appealed for dialogue to find solutions acceptable to all citizens of the West African nation amid sanctions imposed by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA).
Catholic Bishops in Mozambique have, in a collective statement, called for caution and a careful assessment of the security situation in the Southern African nation amid reports that the country is registering wins in the fight against insurgency in the country’s Cabo Delgado Province.
The first Cardinal in Mozambique who died Wednesday, September 29 has been eulogized as a Catholic Church leader who was committed to the communion of the people of God and who fostered collaboration with other Church leaders.
Children who were left homeless after their orphanage was burnt down by armed Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria’s Plateau State have resumed their Bible study lessons in readiness for a State competition.
Catholic Bishops in Madagascar have told the President of the Indian Ocean Island country that the Church and her leadership exist, not to engage in politics, but to offer spiritual support and advice to all members of society including political leaders for the welfare of the country.
A Catholic Priest serving in Mali’s Mopti Diocese is among five people who were reportedly abducted Monday, June 21 morning by gunmen, a Cleric in the West African nation has confirmed.
Catholic Bishops in Mali have, in a collective statement, expressed their strong condemnation of what they call “seizure of power outside the legal process” in the West African nation and called for constructive dialogue.
Catholic Bishops in Mozambique have, in a study, established various categories of victims of human trafficking, including “poor women, children and adolescents.”
Members of the Episcopal Conference of Mozambique (CEM) have expressed their solidarity with all those affected by the violence in the Province of Cabo Delgado within the Catholic Diocese of Pemba and “yearn for a dignified life.”
Catholic Bishops in Mozambique are calling for the protection of the hundreds of thousands of people who have been displaced amid the Cabo Delgado violence in the Northernmost part of the Southern African nation.
Faced with COVID-19 challenges, including restrictions, members of the Clergy are expected to “revitalize” in order to attend to the needs of the people of God under their pastoral care, a Catholic Priest ministering in Mozambique’s Maputo Archdiocese has told ACI Africa correspondent.
A symposium focusing on fraternal living that is emphasized in Pope Francis’ most recent Encyclical Letter, Fratelli Tutti brought together Christians from different denominations in Mozambique, Muslims as well as believers from the Hindu community who learnt the importance of living together in harmony.
The training aimed at creating awareness about human rights violation in Mozambique that took place earlier this week has been lauded as beneficial to community members at the grassroots.
Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Mozambique (CEM) have suggested strengthening charitable activities as a way to help alleviate the suffering of people affected by attacks in the Southern African country that is faced with protracted violence.
Members of the Episcopal Conference of Mozambique (CEM) have expressed their solidarity with the people of God in the Province of Cabo Delgado, within the Catholic Diocese of Pemba who are experiencing violent attacks from jihadists.
When Bishops in Mozambique announced the cancellation of the academic year 2020 in all Major Seminaries countrywide, sending seminarians in all the 12 Dioceses of the country back home, Stivini Elias, a third-year philosophy student in St Charles Lwanga Seminary in Nampula in Mozambique thought fast on how best he was going to use his time away from the Seminary.
The leadership of the Catholic Church in Africa has, in a statement shared with ACI Africa, announced a week-long commemoration of the first anniversary of Pope Francis’ second three-nation visit to sub-Saharan Africa, recalling the 4 – 10 September 2019 Papal trip to Mozambique, Madagascar and the Mauritian Islands as having been a joy to the people of God in Africa.
The Church in Mozambique is celebrating a week of faith and social commitment to commemorate the first anniversary of Pope Francis’s visit to the Southern African country, an official has told ACI Africa.
Catholic Bishops in the Southern African nation of Mozambique have, in their latest Pastoral Letter circulated August 23, recalled the pastoral visit of Pope Francis to their country last year.
Mali has reportedly experienced a surge in violence involving both civilians and the military since 2016, with more than 4,000 deaths reported in 2019 alone as compared to some 770 three years earlier.