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Robert Cardinal Sarah, prefect-emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship, in Rome on Nov. 25, 2014. / Paul Badde.

Guinea Government Needs to “radically change”, Vatican-based Cardinal Says

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.

Bishop Alexis Aly Tagbino who has been appointed Apostolic Administrator of Kankan in Guinea / Courtesy Photo

Auxiliary Bishop of Guinea's Kankan Diocese Appointed Apostolic Administrator

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 late Bishop Emmanuel Félémou of the Catholic Diocese of Kankan who passed on March 1 aged 60 after a long illness / Pascal Kolamou/ Facebook

Bishop in Guinea Who Succumbed to Long Illness Remembered as “model for Clergy”

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.

Caritas Guinea Programs Director, Siba Alexis Dopavogui

The Sick in Guinea Avoiding Hospitals for Fear of Ebola, Caritas Official Says

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.

Entrance to the Benedict XVI Major Seminary in Kendoumayah.

Prelate in Guinea Denounces “abusive expropriation” of Religious Orders’ Land

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.

Archbishop Vincent Coulibaly of Conakry Archdiocese during Mass at the St. Mary Cathedral, Saturday, August 15.

“Stop all forms of violence, establish inclusive dialogue”: Guinean Prelate to Politicians

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.”

Members of Caritas Guinea distributing health kits to some vulnerable families in Conakry.

Caritas Guinea Partners with Government to Help Over 2,600 Households amid COVID-19 Crisis

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.

President Alpha Condé of Guinea

Clergy in Guinea Want President Alpha Condé “to break silence and bring peace”

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.