Pope Francis meets with deacons and their families at the Vatican on June 19, 2021. / Vatican Media/CNA

Pope Francis: The Humble Service of a Deacon Tells of the Greatness of God

Jun 19, 2021

Pope Francis met with deacons and their families Saturday at the Vatican and encouraged them to help their parishes to recognize Jesus in the poor.

Participants at the  3rd Africa Convening of the Catholic Sisters Initiative, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Lusaka-Zambia,  October 25, 2019 / ACWECA Secretariat, Nairobi

African Nuns Encouraged to Engage Media, to Make Visible their Ministry

Nov 7, 2019

African nuns have been encouraged to have a positive view of the media and engage them in a bid to give visibility to their ministry among the people of God on the continent.

Group photo of African nuns who are members of Higher Education for Sisters in Africa (HESA) at CUEA on October 23, 2019 ahead of October 25 graduation / CUEA communications

African Nuns Encouraged to Engage in Empirical Studies Examining their Lifestyle, Ministry

Oct 25, 2019

In a move that seems to further a previous call for collaboration with African-based scholars in view of enhancing empirical research on Catholic education in Africa, Catholic nuns in Africa have been encouraged to engage in studies that seek to examine issues affecting the lives of consecrated women in a bid to fill a scholarship gap that currently exists.