The Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development (DPIHD) has advocated for a Church-State “synergy” in the realization of the “Green Church Program”, an initiative of Benin’s Cotonou Archdiocese that “aims to bring about an ecological conversion among the faithful of the Catholic Church.”
Michael Cardinal Czerny, who has been in Benin for a four-day pastoral trip, has used the image of “a lung” to remind the Pastoral Agents in the West African nation about their ability to “breathe” freshness into Universal Catholicism.
There is need for followers of Christ to do everything in their power to foster life, the Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development (DPIHD), who has been in Benin for a four-day pastoral trip has said.
The Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development (DPIHD) is scheduled to be in the West African nation of Benin for a four-day visit that is to start on Wednesday, January 17.
Catholic Bishops in Togo are organizing a “triduum prayer” for peace in Niger following a July 26 military coup that ousted President Mohamed Bazoum from power.
Members of the Catholic Bishops’ Commission for Justice and Peace (CEJP) are “greatly concerned” about recurrent inter-community clashes in the North-Central African nation.
The ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality offers an opportunity for the Catholic Church in Chad to “journey together in truth”, Catholic Bishops in the North-Central African nation have said.
Catholic Bishops in Chad have decried “endemic violence” in the North-Central African nation and are urging authorities to call for “a true inclusive national dialogue”.
Members of the Association of Catholic Lay Executives of Chad (UCCT) have, in a collective statement, criticized the outcome of the country’s National Inclusive Dialogue (DNI) initiative and expressed their “disappointment”.
Catholic Bishops in Togo have, in a collective statement, expressed their spiritual closeness with victims of recent terrorist attacks in the country.
Catholic Bishops in Togo have, in a collective statement, expressed concerns about the recent “series of arrests” by the government of the West African nation, and called for the release of those detained.
All the conditions necessary for “a credible and sincere” dialogue in the North-Central African nation of Chad have not been met, Catholic Bishops have said in their collective Christmas message.
Catholic Bishops in the West African nation of Togo have faulted the move by the government requiring that anyone accessing places of worship shows his or her COVID-19 vaccine certificate.
A recent decision to close places of worship amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in Togo did not take into consideration psychological, social and spiritual realities, Catholic Bishops in the West African nation have said.
Catholic Bishops in Togo have, in a collective statement, encouraged the faithful in the West African nation to “remain hopeful” amid suffering characterized with difficulty, on the part of ordinary citizens, “to meet their basic needs.”
The Archbishop of Chad’s Archdiocese of N’Djamena has underscored the need for the people of God in the North-Central African nation to foster peaceful coexistence, striving to overcome “contempt for others and violence” that contribute to instability and “wound the dignity of human life.”
As the President of Chad is being laid to rest Friday, April 23, Catholic Bishops in the North-Central African nation are calling on the warring parties to an “inclusive national dialogue” to bring an end to the ongoing violent conflict.
Catholic Bishops in Togo have, in a collective statement, asked the government to work toward dispelling concerns among citizens regarding COVID-19 vaccine.
Members of the Episcopal Conference of Togo (CET) have called on the government of the West African nation to authorize the resumption of public worship in the country amid COVID-19 precautionary measures.
Catholic Church leaders in Togo have, in a collective statement, expressed their concerns about the state of morality in their country, questioning the role of teachers and parents in the upbringing of children in the West African nation.