The Bishop of Zambia’s Mansa Diocese has, in an audio message, called on the authorities in the Southern African country not to lose sight of other diseases including malaria, HIV, and noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) amid COVID-19 challenges.
Juliet Mbinyu had lost hope in life when she approached Fr. John Munjuri, the Parish Priest of St. Mary’s Parish in Mukuru Kwa Njenga outside the Central Business District of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi.
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.
The story of Malindi Diocese located on the brink of the Indian Ocean at the Kenyan coastal county of Kilifi is a story of resilience, much as it is an inspiration to the other 25 dioceses grappling with COVID-19 pandemic in the East African country.
The leadership of Caritas South Sudan, the development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference in the country, has expressed the commitment to contributing towards the COVID-19 emergency fund, which Pope Francis created last month.
A HIV support and care organization named after a verse in the Gospel of Matthew is living up to its purpose of providing home to thousands of Persons Living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHAs) in Ghana under the auspices of the Catholic Diocese of Koforidua.
Days ahead of his trip to three Eastern African nations, Pope Francis sent a video message to the people of Mozambique, saying his heart embraces them.