A campaign dubbed “Remember Pope Francis' Kiss for Peace” that was launched in South Sudan is to continue despite the postponement of the previously scheduled ecumenical visit that the Holy Father was to undertake alongside the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the Moderator of the Church of Scotland, Jim Wallace.
A campaign dubbed “remember Pope Francis' Kiss for Peace” that was recently launched in South Sudan aims at challenging political leaders in the East-Central African nation to foster “peace and stability”, an activist involved in the campaign has said.
The pope described war as ‘a blasphemous betrayal of the Lord of Passover.’
The West African nation of Mali can “achieve true peace” and development only if the leadership and citizens embrace dialogue, the newly appointed Apostolic Nuncio to the country has said.
There is need for the people of God in Ethiopia to shun pride, anger and hatred that obstruct peace in the Horn of Africa nation, the Cardinal in country has said in his message ahead of Christmas Day marked on Friday, January 7.
Members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) have, in their Christmas message, expressed their concerns about what they have described as an “unfortunate growing culture of disrespect and insults” in the West African nation.
The pope said that justice and peace could be built only through ‘two paths.’
A Catholic Missionary has written to Catholic Pontifical foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, appealing for peace in areas surrounding Ethiopia’s Tigray region that have experienced violence for nearly a year, plunging the region into a deep humanitarian crisis.
The planned Peace, Unity and National Integration Summit under the auspices of the Christian and Muslim youth leaders in Nigeria is expected to explore challenges to peace and unity in the West African Nation
Catholic Bishops in Ethiopia have, in a message ahead of the country’s New Year Day celebrations, called on the people of God in the Horn of Africa nation to embrace peace amid growing violence.
The Archbishop of Ivory Coast’s Korhogo Archdiocese has described the July 27 meeting between President Alassane Ouattara and former President Laurent Gbagbo as timely for the reconciliation process in the West African nation.
Catholic Bishops in the Central African Republic (CAR) have, in a collective statement, expressed concerns about violence in the country and called upon all parties in conflict and citizens to be committed to peace.
At the Eucharistic celebration organized at the Vatican to pray for peace in Burkina Faso, Francis Cardinal Arinze reflected on terrorism in Africa, delinking the menace from religion.
The Bishop of South Africa’s Catholic Diocese of Kroonstad has called upon young people in the country to be witnesses of Jesus Christ in their families and society and to stand up for justice and peace ahead of the country’s Youth Day on Wednesday, June 16.
The Patriarch of Jerusalem urged peace, mutual understanding, and cooperation among religious groups in his homily on Saturday, underscoring the unique character of the city of Jerusalem and the importance of maintaining peace.
Christian leaders in Ghana have, in a collective statement at the end of their Annual Joint Meeting, outlined four concerns, which they want addressed in view of achieving peace, harmony and Justice in the West African nation.
As the President of Chad is being laid to rest Friday, April 23, Catholic Bishops in the North-Central African nation are calling on the warring parties to an “inclusive national dialogue” to bring an end to the ongoing violent conflict.
Church leaders and representatives of various civil groups in South Sudan are appealing to the government to restore peace, security and stability in the East-Central African country ahead of the first anniversary of the formation of the transitional government of national unity aimed at bringing peace.
The Holy See is closely following the conflict in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions and wants the warring parties to seek the path of dialogue for peace and reconciliation in the Central African nation, the Vatican’s Secretary of State has said.
Against the backdrop of a socio-political tension in Ivory Coast, Catholic Bishops in the country are urging the people of God to not give up in the search of the much-needed peace.