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A poster announcing the launch of the book titled, “The Handmaid of the Lord: Mariology from its Doctrinal and African Perspectives” by Fr. Vincent Mrio. Credit: Pauline Publications Nairobi/Capuchin TV Kenya /

African Perspectives of Mary, Her Response to Angel Gabriel, Highlights of New Book

How the Blessed Virgin Mary reflects African values and what the people of God in Africa can learn from her response to angel Gabriel are some of the highlights of a new book that was launched in Nairobi on Tuesday, May 18.

Professor Mary Getui addressing the Participants at the Conference on Religion and Gender / Tangaza University College

Need for Consistent Dialogue among African Women Emphasized at Nairobi Conference

The need for consistent dialogue among African women regardless of age, cultural, and religious differences has been emphasized at the third edition of the conference on Religions and Gender held in Kenya.

Fr. Lazar Arasu with children at the  Don Bosco Palabek centre in Uganda's Gulu Archdiocese / Fr. Lazar Lazar/ Don Bosco Regee Services Palabek

How Tears of Refugees Moved Missionary Cleric to Initiate Project for Vulnerable in Uganda

Fr. Lazar Arasu remembers one Sunday in June 2017 when a group of refugees in Uganda’s Gulu Archdiocese surrounded him, weeping and begging him not to abandon them.

Fr Michael Mutai, a Clergy of Kenya's Eldoret Diocese, serving as Parish Priest of Good Shepherd Kakuma of Lodwar Diocese in Kenya. / Courtesy photo

Kenyan Priest Who Left Formation to Work as Security Officer Recounts Painful Journey

Growing up, Fr Michael Mutai always wanted to become a Priest of the Catholic Church. It is this deep desire that steered the Kenyan Catholic Priest against all odds including abject poverty, an illness and discouragement to eventually realize his long-term dream.

Bishops in Tanzania with some seminarians of the  Nazareth Major Seminary. /

Inside Tanzania’s Growing Vocations to the Priesthood

The Number of young men choosing Priesthood in Tanzania is reportedly on the rise, Church leaders in the East African countries have observed while opening a Seminary that will be a home to hundreds of seminarians drawn from across the country.

Late Archbishop Tarcisius Gervazio Ziyaye of Malawi’s Lilongwe Archdiocese who died Monday, December 14. /

Late Malawian Archbishop Eulogized as “humble, respectful, generous, man of prayer”

The late Archbishop Tarcisius Gervazio Ziyaye who, until his death Monday, December 14 has been the Local Ordinary of Malawi’s Lilongwe Archdiocese, is being eulogized as a humble, respectful, generous, and prayerful church leader. 

Archbishop Tarcisius Gervazio Ziyaye of Malawi’s Lilongwe Archdiocese who died Monday, December 14. /

Malawian Archbishop Who Headed Regional Conference, University, Passes On

Archbishop Tarcisius Gervazio Ziyaye of Malawi’s Lilongwe Archdiocese has passed on at the age of 71.

Foster Stewardship, “balanced approach to creation”: Kenya’s Nuncio to Graduands

Graduands at a Kenya-based Catholic institution have been urged to foster stewardship in their leadership aspirations, putting to good use religious values for the “special care for God’s creation.”

Some members of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC) during their Annual Plenary Assembly that took place in Sudan’s Khartoum Archdiocese November 9-16. / ACI Africa

Bishops in Sudan and South Sudan “reorganize” Conference to Meet Church Needs

In an effort to realize operational efficiency and provide clarity in Church administration, Bishops and heads of Dioceses in Sudan and South Sudan have reorganized the structures of their common forum and assigned personnel to oversee the various departments of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC).

Sr. Esther Wambui Gitee and Sr. Kiden Christine Janet, the two sisters selected for ASEC's pilot Ph.D. program. / African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC).

Two African Sisters Selected for Catholic Nuns’ Pilot Doctoral Scholarship Program

Two African Sisters, one from Kenya and the other from South Sudan, have been selected to pilot a doctoral scholarship program, an initiative of the African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC), which facilitates access to education for women religious in Africa, the world’s second largest continent.

US-based Charitable Foundation Facilitating Data Centers in Africa for Catholic Sisters

The US-based Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is facilitating the setting up of data centers in Africa that will be used to collect, store, process, and allow the sharing of information about Catholic Sisters on the continent, an official of the entity has told participants in the ongoing ten-day virtual International Consultative Research (ICR) conference.

Some graduates during the Convocation ceremony of the academic year 2020/2021 at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), Nairobi, Kenya. / Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA)

Regional Catholic University in Kenya Staff Lauded for Bearing with "painful decisions"

The leadership of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) has lauded the personnel engaged at the Kenya-based institution for bearing with the “painful decisions” of downward salary adjustments or even unpaid leave taken amid COVID-19 challenges.

The Vice-Chancellor (VC Designate) of Kenya-based  Tangaza University College (TUC), Prof. David Wang’ombe during convocation ceremony Friday, August 21, 2020. / Capuchin Television Network Kenya.

COVID-19 has “created awakening to rethink meaning of University”: Kenyan Vice Chancellor

At the convocation to mark the official start of the Academic year 2020-2021 of the 34-year-old Kenya-based Catholic institution of higher learning, Tangaza University College (TUC), the Vice Chancellor (VC Designate) said the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered reflections around the meaning of the institution of the university.

Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), Best Regional Memorial for Africa Award, 2020 edition. / Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA)

After Midwifing Victory of ICC Law Award, Catholic University Lecturer Explains Benefits

The faculty member of the Kenya-based Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) who guided law students in the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) Moot competition where they scooped the Best Regional Memorial for Africa Award, 2020 edition, has shared with ACI Africa about the benefits of the prize.

Jesca Leado who was shot dead by unknown assailants in Marsabit County, northern Kenya. / Facebook- Millicent Dorothy

Kenyan Student Shot Alongside Three Others Mourned as “prayerful, friendly, obedient girl”

A student at a Kenya-based Catholic University who was shot Monday, June 8 by unknown bandits alongside three others in Kenya’s Marsabit County is being mourned and remembered as a “staunch Catholic” who was “prayerful, friendly, ever-smiling, very obedient, (and) well- behaved.”

The Entrance to the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) in Nairobi, Kenya. /

Catholic Universities in Africa Embracing Virtual Learning after Closure over COVID-19

Catholic-run institutions of higher learning in Ghana, Kenya, Cameroon and in other African countries have taken to technology-based virtual learning to help students interact with their lecturers in the safety of their homes as various governments on the continent take precautionary measures against the spread of COVID-19, the new disease caused by coronavirus.

Bishop Paul Kariuki Njiru, Chairman of the Commission for Education and Religious Education of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) /

Character Formation in Kenyan Catholic Schools Motivating Non-Catholics, Prelate Testifies

The education based on values and the formation of character fostered in Catholic schools in the East African nation of Kenya is the reason behind the enrolment and retention of a high number of learners who are not themselves Catholics, a Kenyan Prelate has said.

Kenya-based Catholic University Initiates a Response to Papal Call for Child Safeguarding

In an effort to respond to Pope Francis’ call that all local churches across the globe set working systems to address sexual crimes committed by clerics and religious, the Institute of Canon Law at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) has expanded admissions into its Canon Law training.

Sr. Florence Muia, Founder of Upendo Village, an HIV and AIDS project in Kenya. /

Meet the Kenyan Nun Who Built a state-of-the-Art HIV/AIDS Facility from Scratch

Love reigns at Upendo Village, a state-of-the-art facility where people living with HIV in low-end settlements around Naivasha in Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Nakuru (CDN) have found hope for nearly two decades – Upendo is a Swahili word for love.

Participants at the ongoing training in Uganda / Christine Mbugi

“We are required to account for resources we receive”: Ugandan Bishop at AMECEA Training

At an ongoing training spearheaded by the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa focusing on self-reliance and sustainability in various Church institutions in the East African nation of Uganda, a Bishop has underscored the need for stewardship, calling on the beneficiaries, most of them clergy, to be accountable for the resources of the Church.