Africa is likely to experience “social and ecological devastation” if the global north transitions to the use of green energy instead of fossil fuel-based energy, an official of the Jesuit Justice and Ecology Network – Africa (JENA), a department of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM), has said.
Catholic and Africa-based civil entities are among the organizations calling for the inclusion of seafood in the Sharm El-Sheikh Joint Work on Implementation of Climate Action on Agriculture and Food Security.
Synodality, an invitation for the people of God to journey together irrespective of their differences, which the International Theological Commission defined as “the action of the Spirit in the communion of the Body of Christ and in the missionary journey of the People of God” can facilitate the healing of Africa’s deep wounds, member of the resource team that is working to deepen synodal engagements have said.
Clericalism is not just a problem of the Clergy, members of the newly constituted Synodality Resource Team (SRT) for Africa have said, and called on the Laity to play their role in de-clericalizing the Church.
The newly constituted Synodality Resource Team (SRT) for Africa has started developing a manual to be used in various training activities to deepen the understanding of “a Synodal Church”.
When Catholic Bishops and Priests in Cameroon heard about the Synod on Synodality, which Pope Francis launched in October 2021, some of them flatly opposed it.
The slow debt restructuring process in Zambia could result in an increase in the cost of living for the people of God in the Southern African nation, an official of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) have said.
The Jesuit Conference for Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) has launched the Africa Health and Economic Transformation Initiative (AHETI) to foster wider “access to quality health care” on the continent.
Members of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) have joined the faith community that is on the forefront of pushing for the creation of a “Loss and Damage” kitty to support developing countries that are facing the devastating impacts of climate change.
Members of the Zambia-based Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) have lauded the Southern African nation’s “interventions” toward sustainability of national debt.
Few hours to his death on Thursday, August 11, Fr. Prof. Laurenti Magesa Corneli who has been described as “the Giant of African Theology” remained the humble man he had been all his life, the President of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) has said in his tribute to the late Tanzanian-born Theologian. He had just turned 76.
Officials of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) have lauded the government of Zambia for recruiting thousands of teachers and health workers, and for additional funds to support the agricultural sector.
The role of faith leaders is “cardinal” in ensuring the conversion of hearts for the good of the environment, the Catholic Priest overseeing the Jesuits Justice Ecology Network Africa (JENA) has said.
The June 2-3 international meeting on ecology in the capital city of Sweden, Stockholm, dubbed “Stockholm+50” needs to facilitate the achievement of “more serious collective action” on environmental matters including “lifestyle changes”, an African Catholic Priest overseeing the Jesuits Justice Ecology Network Africa (JENA) has said.
Officials of an entity of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) are calling on African governments to take action to address the challenge of food insecurity and the rising prices of foodstuff.
Members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Africa are calling on citizens of Zimbabwe to keep an eye on their government to ensure it fulfills its commitment toward post COVID-19 recovery.
Members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Africa are calling on the United Kingdom (UK) to direct more of its International Monetary Fund (IMF) Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) allocation to combating “climate and biodiversity crisis” in sub-Saharan Africa.
Members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Africa have welcomed the provisional deal to waive patent rights for COVID-19 vaccines, describing it as one of the first steps towards achieving social justice.
Most African cultures have a harsh way of raising children and do not always distinguish between disciplining the younger members of society and child abuse, a Kenyan child Safeguarding official at the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) has said.
Officials of the Jesuit Conference for Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) have lauded the international community for the latest fund to “low-income countries” in their efforts to recover from COVID-19 challenges.