Ahead of the World Humanitarian Day (WHD) to be celebrated August 19, the leadership of the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, Trócaire has reviewed humanitarian responses across the globe, including Africa.
Members of the Interfaith Council (IFC) in Kenya have called on the people of God in the East African nation to provide assistance to those who are struggling to cope with the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.
African countries have plunged into an extreme financial crisis owing to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) have said, and called for increased global financing to support post-pandemic recovery efforts on the continent.
A Kenyan Nun is advocating for Catholic Sisters in Africa to be allowed, while adhering to the evangelical council of obedience, to join sectors of society that offer a “better pay” in view of sustaining their respective Religious Congregations that are facing tough financial times.
Members of the Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa (ACWECA) have been urged to remain true to their role models especially when Religious Life does not turn out the way they expected it to be.