Following days of post-election unrest in some parts of Ghana, members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) have called on the leadership of political parties and their supporters to restrain from all forms of violence.
Ahead of Ghana’s general elections scheduled for December 7, Catholic Bishops in the West African nation have, in their Advent message, appealed to Ghanaians to maintain peace during the electioneering period.
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.
A member of the Clergy of Uganda’s Gulu Archdiocese has been suspended from exercising his priestly ministry following his decision to join active politics even after his Local Ordinary “tried very much to dissuade him from taking such a step.”
A Bishop in Tanzania has cautioned Clerics in the East African country against partiality in the ongoing political campaigns ahead of the general elections slated to take place October 28.
The Inter Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU) is among 46 civil society organizations (CSOs) accredited by the country’s electoral body to carry out voter education ahead of the general elections scheduled to take place in February 2021.
Bishops in the Central African Republic (CAR) have, in a Pastoral Letter, expressed their concerns about insecurity amid armed civilians as eligible citizens of the Central African nation prepare to take part in the general elections slated to take place December 27.
In preparation for the 2020 General Elections in Ghana, Caritas Ghana has embarked on the process of bringing Faith-Based Organizations together to help avert violence and vigilantism before, during and after the planned December elections.
Bishops in the Central African Republic (CAR) have, at the end of their weeklong Ordinary Plenary Assembly, expressed their concerns about the general elections slated to take place December 27.
Members of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of Burundi (CECAB) have denounced the recent general elections in their country alleging “many irregularities”, which they say put to question the outcome of the poll announced Monday, May 25.
A call for unity, peace and consistent prayers was the major highlight of this year’s national prayer day that was celebrated at the Uganda Martyrs Catholic Shrine Namugongo Sunday, February 23.
As the world prepares to celebrate the mystery of the incarnation, God becoming man, and the events that followed thereafter, Bishops in the West African nation of Ghana have, in their Christmas message, used the example of the Holy Family fleeing to Egypt to seek refuge to highlight the challenges migrants go through and termed as “unchristian and unacceptable any acts of discrimination, stereotyping and physical attacks” against those seeking refuge.