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The late Fr. Livinius Esomchi Nnamani in his hospital room/ Vatican Media. /

Priest with Cancer Dies 23 days After his Hospital Room Ordination

Fr. Livinius Esomchi Nnamani, who was ordained to the priesthood in his hospital room on Holy Thursday with special permission from Pope Francis, has died of leukemia at the age of 31.

Bishop-elect Matthew Adam Gbitiku. /

South Sudan’s Wau Diocese Launches Funds Drive Toward Ordination of New Bishop

In order to carry out a successful installation of the new Bishop for South Sudan’s Wau Diocese, a donation exercise has been initiated, spearheaded by a fundraising committee, an official has told ACI Africa over the weekend.

Bishop Maurício Camuto of Angola’s Diocese of Caxito. /

New Bishop in Angola Celebrates a Moment of Joy and “fear” on Ordination

The Sunday, August 16 Episcopal ordination of Mons. Maurício Camuto of Angola’s Diocese of Caxito was both a joyous and a moment of “fear” for the Bishop-elect who is seeking to entrust his service to the people of God in the Southern African country to God.