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Blessed Carlo Acutis’ 30th Birthday Celebrated by Parishes Across World

May 3, 2021

Catholic parishes across Italy and as far away as the Philippines celebrated what would have been the 30th birthday of Blessed Carlo Acutis on Monday.

Bishop Benjamin Phiri of Zambia's Ndola Diocese during Ash Wednesday Mass on 17 February 2021 / Diocese of Ndola/Facebook Page

Parishes of Zambia’s Ndola Diocese with “high” COVID-19 Cases to Close, Bishop Directs

Feb 18, 2021

Parishes of Ndola Diocese that record “high” infections of COVID-19 among parishioners “shall close,” the Local Ordinary of the Zambian Diocese has directed.

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Zambia’s Kasama Archdiocese Closes 3 Parishes as Priests, Staff Test Positive for COVID-19

Jan 24, 2021

Three Parishes of Zambia’s Kasama Archdiocese have been closed for two weeks after Priests and members of staff working in these Parishes tested positive for COVID-19. 

Bishop Andrew Nkea of Mamfe Diocese in Cameroon who withdrew priests from parishes following targeted attacks and harassment from separatist fighters

Priests Withdrawn from Parishes in Cameroon’s Mamfe Diocese Over Insecurity

Nov 29, 2019

In the Central African country of Cameroon where the Anglophone crisis has affected livelihoods and the functioning of institutions, a Bishop recently took an informed decision to suspend priestly apostolate in some parishes, withdrawing priests who have been targeted in cases of kidnappings and harassment.

Bishop Andrew Nkea Fuanya of Mamfe Diocese, Cameroon

Over a Dozen Parishes Closed in Cameroon’s Mamfe Diocese, Bishop Recounts

Oct 29, 2019

The protracted Anglophone crisis in Cameroon has taken a heavy toll on the pastoral activities of the local churches, particularly Mamfe diocese, where the Bishop has had to take the painful decision of closing down over a dozen parishes, he has told ACI Africa.