Families that escaped last month’s terrorist attack on Northern Mozambique’s town of Palma in the Catholic Diocese of Pemba are in confusion, unsure of the whereabouts of their loved ones and whether or not those who are missing survived the attack.
The ongoing clashes in Mozambique signify what has been going on in various parts of the Southern African nation for years, the leadership of a Catholic charity and peace organization present in the country has told ACI Africa.
A Catholic Pontifical charity is facilitating the training of members of Clergy, Religious men and women, as well as the laity in Counselling Psychology aimed at enabling beneficiaries to offer appropriate assistance to those struggling with traumatic experiences amid Cabo Delgado violence.
A Catholic Bishop has expressed solidarity with the people of God affected by Mozambique’s Palma attack that left dozens of foreigners and locals killed.
A Bishop in Mozambique has called on the new Local Ordinary of the country’s Gurué Diocese to embrace servant leadership, striving to sacrifice his life for the peace of the people of God under his pastoral care, similar to a seed that dies to bring forth fruits.
The Pontifical charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, has reached out to the victims of violence in Mozambique who have been traumatized by the various kinds of atrocities they are facing owing to the ongoing insurgency in their country.
An Archbishop in Mozambique has, in a statement, expressed concerns about the ban placed on public worship in the Southern African nation saying the measure taken against the prevention of COVID-19 is causing “much greater” damage to society.
In an attempt to describe the humanitarian crisis in Mozambique, Johan Viljoen who works with the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) recalls a particular heart wrenching image that summed up the Darfur hunger crisis.
Children as young as 11 years old are being murdered in Mozambique’s embattled Province of Cabo Delgado, an international charity organization that deals with minors has said, expressing fear that the ongoing tragedy will leave a permanent mark on the children in the country.
The leadership of the Fellowship of Christian Councils in Southern Africa (FOCCISA), an ecumenical organization made up of 12 national Councils in East and Southern Africa, has described Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado crisis as “an African burden” and called for intervention to end the ongoing violence.
Archbishop-elect Luiz Fernando Lisboa who was recently transferred from Mozambique’s Diocese of Pemba to the Diocese of Cachoeiro do Itapemirim in Brazil has, in an interview, said he had always wanted to serve in Africa, which is now part of him.
The appointment of a new Bishop for Mozambique’s Diocese of Guruè is being celebrated, with some Bishops and members of the Clergy expressing their gratitude to God and prayers for the Bishop-elect.
Pope Francis has appointed Local Ordinaries for the Dioceses of Uíje in Angola, Guruè in Mozambique, and his representative in the Northern African nation of Tunisia.
Faced with COVID-19 challenges, including restrictions, members of the Clergy are expected to “revitalize” in order to attend to the needs of the people of God under their pastoral care, a Catholic Priest ministering in Mozambique’s Maputo Archdiocese has told ACI Africa correspondent.
The leadership of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) has announced the unveiling of the “Kampala Document” bearing conclusions of the year-long Golden Jubilee of SECAM (July 2018 – July 2019) at a virtual event in four African countries.
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.
A symposium focusing on fraternal living that is emphasized in Pope Francis’ most recent Encyclical Letter, Fratelli Tutti brought together Christians from different denominations in Mozambique, Muslims as well as believers from the Hindu community who learnt the importance of living together in harmony.
The training aimed at creating awareness about human rights violation in Mozambique that took place earlier this week has been lauded as beneficial to community members at the grassroots.
Pope Francis has donated 100,000 Euros to support victims of militant attacks in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province within the Catholic Diocese of Pemba.
A Bishop in Mozambique says the Catholic Church in the Southern African nation has become the voice of the country’s poor people who are suffering “the most” amid armed conflict in the region of Cabo Delgado that is part of Pemba Diocese.