Jesus “wants to tell us that to enter into God’s life, into salvation, we need to pass through him,” Pope Francis said.
The Marian Year launched at Our Lady of Lourdes Gardens Parish of Cameroon’s Buea Diocese is expected to foster love and discipleship among the faithful, the Parish Priest has told ACI Africa in an interview.
Catholic Bishops in Ethiopia have, in a message ahead of the country’s New Year Day celebrations, called on the people of God in the Horn of Africa nation to embrace peace amid growing violence.
On the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, Pope Francis said unity is essential to Christian life because God is a communion of love.
On Christmas Eve, Pope Francis said that the poverty of Christ’s birth in a stable contains an important lesson for today.
On Pentecost Sunday, various Church leaders in Africa, in separate forums, reflected on the need to have a “common language of love”, an attitude and spirit that “conquers all" challenges of life including those occasioned by COVID-19 pandemic.
As Catholics across the globe prepare to celebrate the Solemnity of Pentecost Sunday, May 31, the leadership of the Catholic Laity Council of Tanzania has invited members to reflect on the value of “love” in their respective lives.
In most stores in the weeks leading up to St. Valentine’s day, you’re likely to find a plethora of pink and red cards, heart-shaped boxes of Russell Stover chocolates, and decor with nearly-naked chubby cherubs shooting hearts with bows and arrows.
It is an act of love to spend time with others, to listen to them and their needs, and to try to see them as Christ sees them, Pope Francis said on New Year’s Eve.
A person’s weakness and sin does not change Christ’s love for them, and Catholics should strive to treat others the same way, serving anyone and not only those they consider worthy, Pope Francis said on Christmas Eve.