Consecrated Persons

Archbishop Giovanni Gaspari during the farewell Mass that was held at the Our Lady of Remedies Cathedral of Luanda Archdiocese on Wednesday, 17 April 2024. Credit: Radio Ecclesia

Service in Angola, São Tomé “source of spiritual enrichment”: Outgoing Apostolic Nuncio

Apr 18, 2024

Archbishop Giovanni Gaspari, who is leaving Angola and São Tomé & Príncipe after close to four years of diplomatic service, has described his service in both nations as a “great gift”, and a source of his spiritual enrichment.

Archbishop Giovanni Gaspari with Pope Francis in Rome. Credit: Vatican Media

Outgoing Apostolic Nuncio Lauds “wonderful partnership” between Angola, São Tomé & Príncipe and Vatican

Mar 30, 2024

Archbishop Giovanni Gaspari, who has been representing the Holy Father in Angola and São Tomé & Príncipe for close to four years has described as “wonderful” the collaboration between the Holy See and the two African nations.

Archbishop Giovanni Gaspari during pastoral activities in Angola. Credit: Vatican Media

“I will never forget your witness of faith”: Outgoing Apostolic Nuncio in Angola, São Tomé

Mar 5, 2024

Archbishop Giovanni Gaspari , who is leaving Angola and São Tomé & Príncipe after close to four years of diplomatic service, has said the witness of faith of the people of God in the two countries will remain in his heart.

Archbishop Giovanni Gaspari. Credit: ACI Africa

Apostolic Nuncio in Angola to Represent the Holy Father in Korea in New Appointment

Mar 2, 2024

Pope Francis has transferred Archbishop Giovanni Gaspari who has been serving as Apostolic Nuncio in Angola and São Tomé & Príncipe to the Vatican Diplomatic Mission in Korea and Mongolia.

The final profession of five members of the Congregation of the Benedictine Missionary Sisters of Tutzing (OSB) in Angola. Credit: Radio Ecclesia Caxito

Catholic Bishop in Angola Cautions against Disrespect, Gossip about Consecrated Persons

Feb 14, 2024

Members of the Clergy and Consecrated persons deserve some respect from the faithful, Bishop Maurício Agostinho Camuto of Caxito Diocese in Angola has said.

Archbishop Giovanni Gaspari, Apostolic Nuncio in Angola. Credit: João Vissesse/ACI Africa

“Church in Angola looks to you with admiration”: Nuncio to Consecrated Persons

Jul 29, 2023

The Apostolic Nuncio in Angola has expressed appreciation to Consecrated men and women in the country saying the Church looks upon them with “admiration and gratitude.”

Fr. Lawrence Olumide Ogundipe. Credit:  Nigeria Catholic Network

Nigeria’s Consecrated Urged “to speak out in face of societal moral decadence in politics”

Dec 29, 2022

Consecrated persons in Nigeria have been challenged to exercise their prophetic role amid ongoing political campaigns ahead of February 2023 general elections, speaking out against “moral decadence in politics”.

Some of the religious Sisters outside St. Joseph Cathedral Kakamega. Credit: Sr. Irene Muhanga

Consecrated Persons in Kenyan Diocese Urged to Have Awareness Campaigns to Boost Vocations

Feb 8, 2022

Women and men Religious serving in Kenya’s Kakamega Diocese have been challenged to organize regular meetings to celebrate Consecrated Life at the grassroots in Parishes or local communities with the view of promoting vocations to Religious Life.

Dominican Contemplative Nuns in Zambia. / Association for Members Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA)

Be Bearers of “light of hope” amid COVID-19, Zambian Bishops to Consecrated Persons

Feb 3, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Zambia have encouraged consecrated persons in the Southern African country to strive to be beacons of hope amid COVID-19-related challenges.

Mass for the Word Day of Consecrated Life at the Holy Family Minor Basilica, Nairobi-Kenya / Archdiocese of Nairobi

Religious Men and Women Live for “God alone”: Nairobi Prelates Tell Consecrated Persons

Feb 11, 2020

While the global Catholicism marked the World Day for Consecrated Life on Sunday, February 2, the Archdiocese of Nairobi in Kenya marked the celebration Saturday, February 8 with Kenyan Prelates based in country’s capital, Nairobi, reminding the hundreds of religious men and women in attendance about their purpose of life anchored on living for and serving God.