The Cardinal in Ivory Coast has called upon the country’s recently appointed Minister for Education and Literacy to integrate her scientific knowledge and faith and to seek out for “God’s blessings and graces.”
Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering in Zimbabwe are offering education to children from poor mining families in the Southern African nation.
The international refugee organization of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), the Jesuit Refugee Service, (JRS), is facilitating the education of refugee children with special needs in Burundi, the leadership of the agency has reported.
The Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education issued Wednesday three new instructions on ecclesiastical institutions of higher education.
Catholic Bishops in Ghana have, in a collective statement at the end of their Annual Plenary Assembly, outlined seven issues affecting the West African nation, which they want addressed in view of achieving national transformation.
Pope Francis said Thursday that, among other global goals for education, he wants the world “to see in the family the first and essential place of education.”
The decision by Nigeria’s Federal Government to revise the teachers’ salary and their age of retirement upwards has been hailed by a Catholic Archbishop who has described the move as “unprecedented” and one that will positively impact the system of education in the country.
A South Sudanese Prelate has, on the occasion of laying the foundation stone of a campus for the Catholic University of South Sudan over the weekend, hailed education as pivotal in transforming South Sudan into a country whose people acknowledge with mutual respect the “beauty of humanity”
Catholic Bishops in the Republic of the Congo (Congo Brazzaville) have decried the decline in education standards in the Central African nation, which they say, trains “people who are not qualified,” and called on the government to invest in reforming the sector.
The Bishop overseeing the Commission for Education of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) has encouraged students to continue undertaking educational and creative activities at home following the announcement that schools in the East African country will remain closed until January 2021 at the earliest due to COVID-19.