The Catholic Bishop of Manzini, the only Diocese in the Kingdom of Eswatini, has expressed concern over the situation of ambiguity in the country following recent pro-democracy protests that turned violent.
The leadership of Eswatini’s lone Catholic Diocese is dedicating August 15, the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, to “prayer and healing.”
The Catholic Bishop of Manzini, the lone Diocese in Eswatini has, in a report, invited the people of God in the Southern African nation to reflect on how to practice their Christian faith amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Catholic Bishop of Eswatini’s Manzini Diocese is offering prayers for the repose of souls of scores that have lost their lives in the violence that was sparked by pro-democracy protests in the Southern African country.
The Bishop for Eswatini’s Catholic Diocese of Manzini, José Luis Ponce de León, has called on the people of God in the Southern African country to pray for the gift of wisdom and courage to break the ongoing wave of violence and protests.
The Bishop of Eswatini’s lone Catholic Diocese is calling for calm in the Southern African nation amid pro-democracy protests.
Several decades have passed since the passing on of Bishop Aloysius Isaac Mandlenkhosi Zwane who shepherded the people of God in the Catholic Diocese of Manzini in Swaziland in the Ecclesiastical Province of Johannesburg in South Africa.
The first Priest to succumb to the COVID-19-related complications in the Kingdom of Swaziland has been eulogized as a good preacher, a man of faith and a gentle Priest who led people to prayer through singing.
Members of the three-nation Conference of Catholic Bishops in Southern Africa have decided to have their first Plenary Assembly in 2012 virtually due to the rising reported cases of COVID-19 and related restrictions, the leadership has announced.
The Bishop of Manzini, the lone Catholic Diocese in Swaziland has resuspended the celebration of public Liturgies in line with the government’s ban on all forms of gatherings following an increase in reported cases of COVID-19.
The four-member delegation came face to face with “human tragedy” during their solidarity visit to the Local Ordinary of Mozambique’s Pemba Diocese earlier this month, a Bishop on the delegation has recounted.
Members of the three-nation conference in Southern Africa have planned to reach out to the Bishop of Mozambique’s Pemba Diocese in a solidarity visit amid insurgency in Cabo Delgado Province.
The leadership of the Catholic Church in Swaziland is facilitating the distribution of radio sets to deprived persons as one of the COVID-19 response initiatives undertaken in the one-diocese country.
Catholic Church leaders in Italy have partnered with the people of God in Swaziland’s Diocese of Manzini, offering a financial subsidy that has facilitated the procurement of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for various health facilities as they fight against COVID-19 in the one-diocese Southern Africa nation, officially the Kingdom of Eswatini.
Many people who have been worst hit by COVID-19 including those living in isolation, those separated from their loved ones and those who have been stripped off their sources of livelihood have one thing that is keeping their hope alive: the end of the coronavirus and the related restrictions.
In an effort to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 restrictions on families in Swaziland, members of the Missionary Sisters of Mary Help of Christians (MSMHC), a Religious Order of nuns based in the Southern Africa country, are reaching out to the needy with humanitarian relief, the nuns involved in the intervention in Manzini Diocese have reported.
With the World Health Organization (WHO) warning that COVID-19 may never go away, a Bishop in Swaziland has urged faithful in his diocese to remain steadfast in their call to evangelize as the Church adopts to what he refers to as “the new normal.”
To facilitate the Catholic Church’s response to COVID-19 pandemic in the landlocked Southern African Kingdom of Eswatini popularly known as Swaziland, the Bishop of Manzini diocese has outlined “five priorities” for the one-diocese country, inviting the people of God support the course.
All was well at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Parish in the Diocese of Manzini in the Southern Africa nation of Eswatini, popularly known as Swaziland, until Fr. Francis Onyango announced that Public Mass had been suspended. Fr. Onyango made the announcement that pierced the heart of an elderly woman who was attending Mass that morning on Wednesday, March 18.