A Court in Tanzania has sentenced Elpidius Edward to three years in prison for the 26 February 2023 desecration of Mary Queen of Peace Cathedral of Tanzania’s Geita Diocese.
Members of St Norbert's Parish in Paoli, PA near Philadelphia in the United States of America have donated two ciboria to St. John Calabria Parish of the Catholic Archdiocese of Luanda in Angola that was desecrated when bandits attacked the church on July 10.
The church of St. John Calabria Parish of the Catholic Archdiocese of Luanda in Angola was desecrated, with the desecrators making away with two Ciboria after accessing the Tabernacle, the Parish Priest has said.
Two days after a naked man stood on the high altar of St. Peter’s Basilica in a shocking security breach, the basilica’s archpriest on Saturday held a penitential rite as required by canon law in cases where sacred places are desecrated.
Archbishop Paul Ssemogerere of the Catholic Archdiocese of Kampala in Uganda has declared “a Triduum of prayer for an act of Reparation” following the desecration of the Chapel of Nswanjere Junior Seminary.
Liturgical services at Mary Queen of Peace Cathedral of Tanzania’s Geita Diocese have been “suspended” following an incident of desecration that reportedly occurred on February 26.
A Catholic Parish church in Zimbabwe has been closed following an incident of desecration during the early hours of Monday, January 24.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Enugu in Nigeria has announced a week of prayer of atonement and reparation following a desecration incident by people reportedly linked to a member of the Clergy of the Nigerian Diocese.
A fresh attempt to desecrate St. Peter’s Low-Level Parish in Nigeria’s Makurdi Diocese was thwarted Wednesday, October 21 by security officials guarding the church.
The Priest in charge of a parish in Gabon’s Libreville Archdiocese has described the September 12 desecration of the Church in which the man involved made away with the monstrance and the lunette as being “stabbed in the heart.”
Following the desecration of chapel at the convent of Poverelle Sisters (PS) in Malawi’s Mangochi Diocese just over a week ago, the Local Ordinary of the Diocese has announced a novena to “pray for those involved to be found and for justice to flow like a river.”
St. Mary’s Modeco, one of the parishes in Tanzania’s Catholic diocese of Morogoro was closed early this week following an incident of desecration during the early hours of Monday, April 27, and Mass is being celebrated at the parish hall, Priests ministering at the parish have told ACI Africa.