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The building housing the Secretariat of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Liberia (CABICOL) ravaged by fire on 19 October 2021. Credit: Fr. Dennis Cephas Nimene

Catholic Church in Liberia Seeking Assistance after Fire Destroys Bishops’ Secretariat

Assistance is being sought to reconstruct the building housing the Secretariat of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Liberia (CABICOL), which was destroyed by an inferno earlier this week. 

Late Fr. Charles Edmund Boyce. Credit: CABICOL

Congregation for Evangelization of Peoples Mourns New Apostolic Administrator in Liberia

The leadership of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples has eulogized the Apostolic Administrator of Liberia’s Monrovia Archdiocese as a “loyal servant of the Church.”

Logo of the Society of African Missions (SMA). Credit: SMA

Catholics, Muslims in Collaboration to Build New Catholic School in a Liberian Diocese

Catholics and Muslims are collaborating in the ongoing construction of a Catholic school under the auspices of members of the Society of African Missions (SMA) at a village in Liberia’s Gbarnga Diocese.

The Apostolic Nuncio in Liberia, Archbishop Dagoberto Campos Salas handing over the Pope's donation to the staff of St. Joseph Catholic Hospital of Liberia’s Monrovia Archdiocese. Credit: CABICOL/Facebook

Pope Francis Donates Medical Equipment to Catholic Hospital Fighting COVID-19 in Liberia

Pope Francis has donated medical equipment to St. Joseph Catholic Hospital of Liberia’s Monrovia Archdiocese, to help in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

Saint Paul’s College in Gbarnga, the only seminary in Liberia?Credit: Aid to the Church in Need (ACN)

Pontifical Charity Pledges to Support Formators at Liberia’s Only Major Seminary

The leadership of the Catholic charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), is set offer Mass stipend to the Priests serving at Liberia’s only Major Seminary. 

In Advent Message, Bishops in Liberia Call for Protection of Human Life, Peaceful Election

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.

Fr. Sumo-Varfee Molubah, the Education Secretary of the Catholic Archdiocese of Monrovia.

Catholic Teachers’ Strike in Liberia’s Monrovia Archdiocese “gross unfairness”: Official

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.

Bishop Anthony Fallah Borwah President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Liberia (CABICOL).

Four Issues of Concern for Bishops in Liberia Who Want “peaceable and reconciled” Nation

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.

Logo for the International Youth Day 2020 / United Nations

On International Youth Day, Salesians Review their Service among Young People in Africa

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.

A poster announcing the One Dollar Annual Campaign initiated by Catholic Bishops in Liberia. / CABICOL

Ongoing Fundraising “for holistic mission of the church of Liberia”: Bishops’ Secretary

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.

The logo of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Liberia (CABICOL)

Bishops in Liberia Decry “gross violations” in Enforcing COVID-19 State of Emergency

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.

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Social Distancing Influences Holy Week Celebration Guidelines in Liberia

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.

Archbishop Dagoberto Campos Sala, Apostolic Nuncio to Liberia, Sierra Leone and the Gambia with young people of Liberia after the closing Mass of the National Youth Gathering in Monrovia, Sunday February 16, 2020. / CABICOL

“Be more generous in your response to the Gospel,” Pope Francis to Young People in Liberia

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.

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Liberia (CABICOL)

“With concerted good will efforts, we can overcome”: Bishops in Liberia on Challenges

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.

Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Liberia (CABICOL)

Bishops in Liberia Clarify on Breakaway Grouping “Independent Catholic Church”

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.