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The Apostolic Nuncio in Angola, Archbishop Giovanni Gaspari receives the regulatory and administrative instruments of the Framework Agreement signed between the Holy See and the Republic of Angola in 2019 from Angola's Minister of State and Head of the Civil Cabinet of the President of the Republic, Adão de Almeida. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Holy See, Angola Agreement “will allow Church to work for common good”: Archbishop

Oct 14, 2021

The regulatory and administrative instruments of the Framework Agreement signed between the Holy See and the Republic of Angola in 2019 is expected to facilitate the Catholic Church’s role in working for the common good, an Angolan Archbishop has said.

Participants at the Thursday, September 2 session of the marriage awareness campaign by the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference. Credit: Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference

Catholic Priest in South Africa Urges Youth to Involve God in Choosing Marriage Partners

Sep 5, 2021

A Catholic Priest of South Africa’s Dundee Diocese has said that many marriages are breaking because God is never put in the picture especially when young people are choosing their life partners.

Pope Francis greets a married couple at a Wednesday General Audience./ Daniel Ibáñez

Pope Francis Releases Video Message on the Beauty of Marriage

Jun 1, 2021

Pope Francis has asked people to pray throughout June for young people preparing for the life-long journey of marriage.

Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds in London, England, May 6, 2021./ Ilyas Tayfun Salci via Shutterstock.

“Formalities completed” before Twice-Divorced UK PM Wedding at Catholic Cathedral: Church

May 31, 2021

Church authorities said that “all necessary steps were taken, in both church and civil law,” ahead of twice-divorced British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s wedding at a Catholic cathedral in London on Saturday.

A poster announcing the March 19 Webinar organized by the Daughters of St. Paul (Paulines) in Kenya’s Archdiocese of Nairobi. / Daughters of St. Paul/ Facebook

“St. Joseph, model of men in marriage, fatherhood”: Kenyan Couple Involved in Counselling

Mar 21, 2021

A Kenyan couple dedicated to nurturing marriages through counselling has, at a webinar, described St. Joseph as a guide and a model for men who have committed themselves to the institution of marriage.

Archbishop Bert van Megen, Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya and South Sudan with Fr. Simon Peter Kamomoe at book launch on Sunday, October 20, 2019 / Archdiocese of Nairobi, Kenya

New Book on Marriage and Family "timely" Ahead of Controversial UN Summit: Church Leaders

Oct 23, 2019

As plans are underway in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, for the UN-sponsored International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25), which Christian professionals have regarded as controversial owing to the Summit’s envisaged agenda, various Church leaders have described the launch of a new book on marriage and family in Nairobi Sunday, October 20 as “timely.”

Archdiocese of Johannesburgy Synod 2019: September 20-21

Making “family life easier, better and more life giving” the focus of Johannesburg Synod

Sep 20, 2019

The theme of family that preoccupied African bishops during yearlong celebration of the golden jubilee of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) is guiding the Synod of the Archdiocese of Johannesburg in South Africa that is set to start on Friday, September 20.