Golden Jubilee

The Official logo of the Eucharistic Congress and the Golden Jubilee celebration. Credit: Kerbino Kuel Deng/ACI Africa

Golden Jubilee of Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference to Foster Two-nation Unity

Sep 8, 2023

The yearlong Golden Jubilee celebrations of the establishment of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC) seeks to foster the unity of the people of God in the Conference that brings together those at the helm of the two Catholic Dioceses in Sudan and the seven in South Sudan.

A meeting of Small Christian Communities (SCCs) in the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) region. Credit: Meru Diocese

Malawi Bishops Call for “reflective moments” ahead of Small Christian Communities Jubilee

Jul 6, 2023

Members of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) are calling for “reflective moments” during the yearlong Golden Jubilee celebrations of the model of being church through Small Christian Communities (SCCs) in the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) region.

Bishop Emeritus Philip Sulumeti of Kenya's Kakamega Diocese during the procession. Credit: ACI Africa

Kenyan Catholic Bishop Marking Episcopal Golden Jubilee Hailed as “giant of faith”

Oct 31, 2022

On the occasion of his Episcopal Golden Jubilee celebration, the pioneer Bishop of Kakamega Diocese in Kenya, Bishop Philip Sulumeti, has been hailed as a “giant of faith”.

Bishop Joseph Mairura Okemwa of Kisii Diocese. Credit: ACI Africa

Unite Kenyans Regardless of Political, Ethnic Backgrounds: Kenyan Bishop to Politicians

Oct 31, 2022

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Kisii in Kenya has called on politicians in the East African nation to come to terms with the fact that the general elections ended and to focus on uniting Kenyans regardless of their ethnic backgrounds.

Bishop Emeritus Philip Sulumeti of Kenya's Kakamega Diocese. Credit: ACI Africa

Pope Francis Lauds Kenyan Bishop Marking Episcopal Golden Jubilee as Diligent Servant

Oct 30, 2022

Pope Francis has acknowledged with appreciation the five-decade Episcopal Ministry of a Kenyan Catholic Bishop, lauding him as a diligent and zealous servant who preached “the gospel truth to the people.”

Members of the Episcopal Conference of Congo-Brazzaville (CEC). Credit: Courtesy Photo

At Congo Episcopal Conference Golden Jubilee, Catholic Bishops Outline Strides, Prospects

Oct 21, 2021

At the anniversary marking 50 years since the creation of the Episcopal Conference of Congo-Brazzaville (CEC), Catholic Bishops in the Central African nation have outlined gains and prospects for the Church.

Polycarp Cardinal Pengo/ Credit: Courtesy Photo

Eastern Africa Catholic Bishops Laud Tanzania’s Cardinal for Fostering Pastoral Solidarity

Jun 18, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Eastern Africa have, in a statement, acknowledged with appreciation the role Tanzania’s Polycarp Cardinal Pengo has played in fostering pastoral solidarity in the region ahead of the Church leader’s Priestly Golden Jubilee celebration.

Bishops in Togo at the Opening ceremony of Celebrations marking the Golden Jubilee of The Fraternity of Diocesan Priest in Togo (FPDT). / Episcopal Conference of Togo (CET)

Togo’s Diocesan Clergy Mark 50 Years of Their Association, Acknowledge Value of Fraternity

Jan 7, 2020

The value of togetherness has been acknowledged as the clergy in the West African country of Togo gathered in a six-day General Assembly to celebrate 50 years since their association, the Fraternity of Diocesan Priest in Togo (FPDT), was established.

Archbishop John Bonaventure Kwofie, Archbishop of Accra and Apostolic Administrator of the Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese in a handshake with President Nana Akufo-Addo to welcome him to the Golden Jubilee Mass at the Star of the Sea Cathedral, Takoradi on Sunday, December 8, 2019. / Sekondi-Takoradi Communications Office.

“Pray for Peace and Unity in Ghana”, President Appeals to Catholics at Golden Jubilee

Dec 11, 2019

At the conclusion of yearlong celebration of the Golden Jubilee of Ghana’s Diocese of Sekondi-Takoradi Sunday, December 8, the country’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo appealed to Catholics to pray for him and the West African nation to have lasting “peace and unity, progress and prosperity.”

Mons.Thomas Oliha in the company of other priests and altar girls at the end of Holy Mass at the Apostles of Jesus Shrine Catholic Church, Langata, Nairobi, Kenya on October 13, 2019 / ACI Africa

South Sudanese Cleric Recounts Challenges He Overcame to Become Priest 50 Years On

Oct 15, 2019

In a country where the reciprocal interaction between Catholicism and culture still presents difficulties, with society playing a central role in shaping individual lives through family and peer pressure, a South Sudanese cleric has shared with ACI Africa the challenges he had to overcome on his journey to priesthood as he celebrates 50 years since he received the Sacrament of Holy Orders.

RSCK Golden Jubilee Logo / RSCK

Need for Missionaries – Bishops Collaboration Marks Golden Jubilee of RSCK in Nairobi

Oct 11, 2019

Calls for collaboration and the realization of synergies between Catholic Church institutions in Kenya ranging from entities under Bishops and those in the hands of religious orders characterized the Tuesday October 8 celebration to mark the golden jubilee of the Religious Superiors’ Conference of Kenya (RSCK).

Cross, representing Religious Superiors’ Conference of Kenya (RSCK)

Missionary Renewal to Guide Planned Golden Jubilee of Religious Men in Kenya

Sep 28, 2019

As Catholics around the world prepare to begin the celebration of the Extraordinary Missionary Month October 2019 (EMMOCT2019), which Pope Francis announced, a planned Golden Jubilee of male Religious in Kenya is providing an opportunity for the men who have consecrated their lives to God in different religious orders to renew themselves as missionaries, their Executive Secretary has said.