Archbishop Djitangar Goetbé Edmond of Chad’s Archdiocese of N’Djamena/ Credit: Courtesy Photo

Attack on Catholic Priest by Military “a violation of Chad’s constitution”: Archbishop

Nov 14, 2021

The recent attack on a Catholic Priest ministering in Chad’s N’Djamena Archdiocese by military officers is a violation of the country’s constitution, the Local Ordinary of the Chadian Metropolitan See has said in a statement.

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Enshrine Agreement on Separation of Religion and State in Sudan Constitution: Bishop

Apr 2, 2021

The recently signed agreement on the separation of religion and State in Sudan needs to be enshrined in the country’s constitution, a Catholic Bishop in the Northeastern African nation has appealed in an interview with ACI Africa.

Bishop John Obala Owaa, Chairman of KCCB's Catholic Justice and Peace Commission (CJPC) addressing participants at the two-day National Christian Conference in Kenya's capital Nairobi. / Facebook Page Catholic Justice and Peace Commission (CJPC).

Referendum, Succession Politics Need to Be Separated, Kenya’s Christian Leaders Urge

Dec 11, 2020

Christian leaders in Kenya are calling on politicians in the East African nation to separate the debate around a referendum on the Constitution and the 2022 succession politics to guarantee peace and stability in the country.

Engaging Only Catholic Teachers in DR Congo’s Catholic Schools Fosters Identity: Cardinal

Oct 12, 2020

The Archbishop of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) Kinshasa Archdiocese has defended his decision to engage teachers who practice Catholicism in Catholic-sponsored Primary Schools within his jurisdiction, saying the move fosters Catholic identity.

“Reset the clock before it is too late,” Nigerian Prelate to President on Independence Day

Oct 4, 2020

A Nigerian Bishop has, in his Independence Day message shared with ACI Africa, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to review the ideals of his predecessors and chart a new path for progress, resetting “the clock before it is too late.”

Facilitators at the regional and diocesan sensitization programme on the constitutional referendum in Ghana on October 4, 2019 / Damian Avevor

Church in Ghana Pledges Support for Civic Education Ahead of Constitutional Referendum

Oct 9, 2019

As the countdown to Ghana’s referendum draws to a close, the Catholic Bishops in the West African country are prioritizing civic education, which they consider significant in having the citizens make an informed decision at the ballot.