The West African Republic of Guinea that is currently under military leadership following a coup earlier this month needs to “radically change”, a Vatican-based Cardinal has said in a recent letter.
Pope Francis has appointed the Auxiliary Bishop of Guinea's Kankan Diocese as the Apostolic Administrator of the same episcopal see within the Ecclesiastical Province of Conakry.
The Church in Guinea is mourning the passing of Bishop Emmanuel Félémou of the Catholic Diocese of Kankan who has been described as a father, a servant of the Church and a great model for the Clergy in the West African country.
Sick people in Guinea are finding it difficult to go to health facilities for treatment since the new Ebola outbreak was declared some two weeks ago, a Caritas official in the West African nation has said.
The Archbishop of Guinea’s Conakry Archdiocese denounced, in a recent statement, the “abusive expropriation” of land owned by some Religious Orders within his jurisdiction.
The Archbishop of Guinea’s Conakry Archdiocese has reached out to the political leaders in the West African nation who are involved in election-related violent conflict, urging for an “inclusive dialogue for peace.”
The Catholic Church in Guinea is, through its development and humanitarian arm Caritas Guinea, reaching out to the Government of the West African nation in a partnership that is set to benefit at least 2,650 household affected by COVID-19 through awareness messages, health kits and training of health personnel, the leadership of the Conakry-based Church organization reported.
Members of the Clergy Union of Guinea (UCG) in the West African country of Guinea have called on president Alpha Condé to work towards reconciliation against the backdrop of the socio-economic crisis following the announced boycott of general election planned for next month.