Members of the Episcopal Conference of Ivory Coast (CECCI) have, in a collective statement, underscored the role of citizens in sustaining peace.
A Catholic Priest serving in Ivory Coast has joined his compatriots who are expressing their condemnation of a televised rape demonstration aired in the West African nation on Monday, August 30, at prime time.
The Archbishop of Ivory Coast’s Korhogo Archdiocese has described the July 27 meeting between President Alassane Ouattara and former President Laurent Gbagbo as timely for the reconciliation process in the West African nation.
The Cardinal in Ivory Coast has, on the occasion of his 50th anniversary in the Priesthood, cautioned politicians in the West African nation against internal quarrels and instead become part of initiatives toward national reconciliation.
The Cardinal in Ivory Coast has gifted a Rosary to the country’s former President, Laurent Gbagbo, who returned to the West African nation after close to a decade in exile.
A Catholic Priest in Ivory Coast is advocating for collaborative strategies in the fight against terrorism following last weekend’s attack on Solham village in Burkina Faso during which at least 160 people lost their lives.
The Cardinal in Ivory Coast has called upon the country’s recently appointed Minister for Education and Literacy to integrate her scientific knowledge and faith and to seek out for “God’s blessings and graces.”
In the wake of last week’s attack on Niger nationals living in Abidjan, the capital city of Ivory Coast, a Catholic Priest in the West African nation has condemned xenophobia and called on his compatriots to foster positive messages including encounters through social media.
A member of the Clergy in Ivory Coast has urged the establishment of employment opportunities at family and private levels, saying such initiatives have the potentiality of curbing youth migration.
The newly appointed Prime Minister of Ivory Coast, Patrick Achi, paid a courtesy visit to the country’s Jean Pierre Cardinal Kutwa to receive the Church leader’s blessings, the Premier said in a report following the meeting held at the end of last week.
Catholic Bishops in Ivory Coast have expressed concern about overcrowded prisons in the West African nation.
Following the death of the President of the Higher Council of Imams, Mosques and Islamic Affairs (COSIM) in Ivory Coast, members of the Clergy in the West African country have expressed their condolences to the Muslim community, describing the late religious leader as an “ardent artisan” interreligious dialogues, particularly between Muslims and Christians.
Against the backdrop of a socio-political tension in Ivory Coast, Catholic Bishops in the country are urging the people of God to not give up in the search of the much-needed peace.
The Catholic Church in Ivory Coast has planned to spearhead initiatives that foster integral human development in view of mitigating the effects of COVID-19 among the people of God in the West African nation, the Secretary-General of the Bishops’ conference has said.
The President of the Episcopal Conference of Ivory Coast (CECCI), Bishop Ignace Bessi Dogbo, has been appointed the Archbishop of Korhogo Archdiocese in Northern Ivory Coast.
The leadership of the global confederation of Catholic relief agencies, Caritas Internationalis (CI), is offering help and comfort to migrants leaving Africa for Europe through Mali, housing them and providing them with “support and advice on their journey.”
The leadership of Caritas Ivory Coast, the development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Church in the West African nation, has launched a solidarity fund to assist vulnerable people amid COVID-19 challenges.
Catholic Bishops in Ivory Coast have called on the President and one of the opposition leaders in the West African country to “continue and intensify” the recently initiated dialogue and resolve the post-election standoff following the contested October 31 poll.
Pope Francis on Sunday, November 15 appealed for reconciliation and peaceful coexistence in Ivory Coast amid rising tension following the contested October 31 poll.
Ahead of Ivory Coast’s Presidential election scheduled for Saturday, October 31, a Cleric ministering in the West African nation says the pre-election mood is a cause for concern and highlights some initiatives Church leaders are undertaking to advocate for peace amid rising tensions.