Faith-based leaders in Africa are among hundreds of “the high-level religious and spiritual leaders who have signed onto the Sacred People, Sacred Heart Statement”, calling for a joint response to the COVID-19 pandemic and “the climate crisis.”
Synodality is a journey, a “reversed pyramid” and an opportunity to create more engagement among the people of God, young African Catholics and women and men Religious who shared their understanding of the synod which Pope Francis launched October 10 have said.
Catholic development agencies in Europe and North America are concerned that the increasing popularity of the use of Nature-based Solutions (NbS) and engineered methods in global climate policy may introduce technologies that are more detrimental to the environment.
The African branch of the International Catholic activist organization, CitizenGo Africa, has initiated an online campaign to stop the introduction of a new Superman, a superhero fictional character with a bisexual identity.
The process of the Synod on Synodality inaugurated in the Catholic Diocese of Malindi in Kenya seeks to include “those considered as outsiders”, the Local Ordinary of the Kenyan Diocese has said.
The leadership of the Legion of Mary of Kenya’s Archdiocese of Nairobi is seeking to strengthen legionaries in schools in an attempt to counter the declining numbers the association is facing, an official of the association has told ACI Africa.
The demolition of public utilities of a slum in Kenya including a section of St. Mary’s Mukuru kwa Njenga church of the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi earlier this week “is heartbreaking,” the Priest in-charge of the Parish in the East of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, has bemoaned.
Parenting was not always easy for Mirabel Maseghe whose first two children were always being admitted to hospital in Western Kenya with severe symptoms of malaria.
Four Catholic School teachers in Kenya are among 31 tutors who have been recognized by their employer, the Teachers Service Commission (TSC), for their exemplary work in year 2020.
On the annual World Teachers’ Day marked October 5, members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) have highlighted programs supporting teachers around the globe including Africa.
The Catholic Bishop of Kenya’s Marsabit Diocese has urged the people of God in Kenya to start praying to get hardworking leaders who will have the people’s interests at heart as campaigns toward August 2022 general elections gain momentum.
Readers of a newly launched book are expected to gain deeper insight into the future of African Theology through “a baraza”, one of the editors of the book that is a tribute to an African scholar said at the book launch.
The leadership of the Union of the African Catholic Press (UCAP) is encouraging Catholic Journalists in Africa to “consolidate resources” that can foster the Church’s mission of evangelization.
The future of the economy in various African nations has been at the center of a two-day youth forum organized by the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) in collaboration with the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.
Members of the Interfaith Council on COVID-19 in Kenya are urging citizens of the East African nation to keep off political gatherings which are potential spreaders of the coronavirus.
A Catholic education facility in Kenya’s Ngong Diocese has launched a handbook aimed at fostering awareness about people living with disabilities in view of addressing cases of “unequal and discriminatory treatment” amid COVID-19 challenges.
Members of St. Paul’s Catholic Church Ndeu, an Outstation of St. John the Evangelist Hindi Parish of Kenya’s Malindi Diocese, are visiting non-practicing Parishioners in view of bringing them back to the Catholic faith.
Sr. Marie Therese Gacambi lived true to the values of her model Mother Mary in the way she encouraged deep reflection, humility, and obedience to Jesus among members of the Assumption Sisters of Nairobi (ASN) in Kenya, where she was the first African Superior General.
The leadership of Laudato Si’ Movement in Africa, a Catholic organization championing for the care of the earth and ecological justice, is calling on Christians across the continent to append their signatures to the Healthy Planet, Healthy People Catholic Petition and lobby political leaders to make climate friendly decisions.
The Synod on Synodality specifically stands out for including the people of God at the local level in the decision-making processes of the Church. This, according to a Kenyan Catholic Bishop, does not however translate to some form of democracy where opinions will be accepted outside the hierarchical structures of the Church.