Pope Francis thanks the delegates at the conclusion of the 2023 Synod on Synodality. | Credit: Vatican Media

Synod on Synodality 2023: Final Report Calls for Greater "co-responsibility" in Church

Oct 28, 2023

The Vatican’s nearly monthlong Synod on Synodality assembly concluded with members approving an ambitious text calling for greater “co-responsibility” among all believers in the evangelizing mission of the Church.

Fr. Emmanuel Chimombo (extreme right), Prof. Klaus Vellguth (next) at Good Shepherd Peace Center, Juba, South Sudan / Fr. Emmanuel Chimombo, AMECEA

What the Church in South Sudan is Doing to Promote Gospel Values among Faithful

Oct 3, 2019

In a country where Christian churches have maintained educational and health institutions, facilitated humanitarian programs through their structures at the grassroots, and operationalized an ecumenical approach in calling for an end to violence and a peaceful resolution of the protracted conflict in the world’s youngest nation, an analysis of the impact of the gospel message on South Sudanese would give perspective to the central mission of the Churches, which is to evangelize through the promotion of gospel values.

Conference toward 400years of Propaganda Fide: Nairobi / Br. Mateus, OFM Cap

Conference on Mission in Africa Seeks to Promote African Identity and Voice in Church

Sep 28, 2019

The just concluded Nairobi tri-party conference, which sought to deliberate on the status of the evangelization mission in Africa saw participants emphasize the need to promote the African identity in the Church on the continent and to have the African voice in the universal Catholicism.

Pope Francis speaks at the general audience Sept. 18, 2019. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

Through sin and scandal, God's Church remains, Pope Francis says

Sep 18, 2019

Because of sinfulness, human projects will always fail, but the Church remains steadfast, even in times of scandal, because she is sustained by the Holy Spirit, Pope Francis said Wednesday.