Comboni Missionary (MCCJ)

Mons. Lénard Ndjadi Ndjate (right) and Mons. Honoré Beugré Dakpa (left). Credit: Courtesy Photo

Comboni Provincial Superior in DR Congo, Ivorian Priest, Appointed Bishops

May 14, 2023

Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Lénard Ndjadi Ndjate who has been serving as the Provincial Superior of the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (MCCJ) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as the Auxiliary Bishop for Kisangani Archdiocese.

Mons. António Manuel Bogaio Constantino, appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Beira Archdiocese in Mozambique on 13 December 2022. Credit: Archdiocese of Beira

Comboni Superior in Mozambique Appointed Auxiliary Bishop for Beira Archdiocese

Dec 13, 2022

Pope Francis has appointed the Provincial Superior of the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (MCCJ) in Mozambique as the Auxiliary Bishop for the country’s Beira Archdiocese.

Fr. Gregor Schmidt, a Comboni Missionary in South Sudan's Malakal Diocese / Comboni Missionaries

How South Sudan’s Vacant Dioceses Hindered Catholic Bishops’ Role in Achieving Peace

Mar 16, 2021

The Catholic Church in South Sudan has had a unique credibility and moral authority throughout the civil wars when there were no functional government institutions, a Comboni Missionary Cleric in the country has said.

Some of the members of the Instituted of the Apostles of Jesus who are ministering in the U.S. The Kenya-based Institute is undergoing internal reforms and a re-organization of the life of its members following a Vatican Decree that established a Pontifical Commissariat in June 2018. / Apostles of Jesus/U.S. Region/Province

Vatican Decree to Apostles of Jesus Order Wasn’t “to close, suspend,” Officials Clarify

Apr 27, 2020

The 2018 Vatican Decree issued through the department for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (CICLSAL) to the Institute of the Apostles of Jesus was not meant “to close or suspend” the Kenya-based Religious Order but to begin a process of its rehabilitation and reform, two Church officials mandated by the Holy See to oversee the process have clarified.