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Latest stories: Ecclesia in Africa

John Cardinal Njue, Archbishop of Nairobi, Kenya. /

Kenyan Cardinal Cautions against ‘cult-like’ Groups Promoting “retrogressive practices”

The existence and influence of two groups involved in cult-like operations within the Archdiocese of Nairobi is a cause of “serious pastoral concern” for the top leadership of the Kenyan Archdiocese, the Archbishop of Nairobi, John Cardinal Njue has cautioned in a letter read out Sunday, March 8 in all parishes under his care.

Bishop John Oballa making his presentation at the conference on Ecclesia in Africa / Tangaza University College

Ecclesia in Africa @25, An Ecclesial ‘revolution’, A Threefold Gap: A Kenyan Bishop

At a conference organized to deliberate on the challenges and opportunities of the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation of Pope John Paul II “Ecclesia in Africa” after 25 years of its publication, a Kenyan Bishop acknowledged the “revolutionary” nature of the document but noted the exhortation’s threefold limitations.

The poster on the  Pan-African Catholic Congress on Theology, Society and Pastoral Life scheduled to take place in Enugu, Nigeria from December 5-8, 2019 / Pan-African Catholic Theological and Pastoral Network

Planned Pan-African Congress on Theology to “develop best practices for pastoral ministry”

Ten years after the Second Special Assembly for Africa of the Synod of Bishops on the theme “The Church in Africa at the Service of Reconciliation, Justice and Peace” during which Church leaders on the continent deliberated on, among other themes, transforming “theology into pastoral care,” a four-day Pan-African Catholic Congress on Theology, Society and Pastoral Life is set to take place in Enugu, Nigeria, under the theme, “What must we do to perform the works of God.”