Members of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Liberia (CABICOL) have, in their collective message ahead of Advent Season beginning November 29, called for the protection of human life and emphasized the need for peace during the December 8 senatorial polls.
The ongoing strike by teachers and members of support staff serving in Catholic schools under Liberia’s Monrovia Archdiocese has been termed “gross unfairness” to other stakeholders of the learning institution, including learners and their respective parents.
Members of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Liberia (CABICOL) who have issued a statement on “Matters of National Concern” in the West African country have highlighted four main issues, invoking the intercession of Mary for a peaceful and reconciled nation.
On the occasion of the International Youth Day (IYD) marked Wednesday, August 12, the leadership of Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), has reviewed the various support initiatives that benefit young people around the globe, including Africa.
The ongoing funds drive that was initiated by the Catholic Bishops in Liberia at the beginning of Lent this year is providing an opportunity for the people of God in the West African country “to participate” in the mission of evangelization, an official has told ACI Africa.
Bishops in the West African nation of Liberia have decried brutality on the part of security agencies in the process of enforcing the three-week state of emergency, which the country’s President declared on April 10 as a measure to curb the spread of COVID-19.
The government directive on social distancing aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19 has had an influence on Holy Week celebrations in many nations of the world, including the West African country of Liberia where Catholic Bishops have issued guidelines that conform to the social distance restriction.
At the national gathering of young people organized by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Liberia (CABICOL) with the support of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), Pope Francis invited participants to be more generous in their response to the Gospel message as they discern God’s plans for their respective lives.
As Christians across the globe live the Advent Season, the Catholic Bishops in the West African nation of Liberia have used the occasion to call for collective efforts and reliance of God in facing the socio-economic challenges, encouraging dialogue and the nurturing of peace and security.
The activities of a breakaway group from the Catholic Church of Liberia including wooing the Catholic faithful into joining the grouping have provoked the Catholic Bishops in the West African nation to set the records right, clarifying to the wider public that the group is not part of the Universal Catholic Church that is under the leadership of Pope Francis.