South Sudan Peace Ambassadors reciting poem to Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya and South Sudan on Sunday, October 6: From left Rebjwok Karlo, Sophie Faith Juwa (with mic) and Nyenawut Akol Miyen / ACI Africa

Children Remind South Sudan Leaders of Pope Francis’ Kiss, Demand Peace

Oct 11, 2019

Some six months since Pope Francis showed a “dramatic gesture” of humility by kneeling and kissing the feet of South Sudan leaders, a section of South Sudanese Catholic children living in Kenya have used their encounter with the Apostolic Nuncio to their country in Nairobi to remind the political leaders back home of the Pope Francis’ April 11 act, demanding peace through service that demonstrates love.

Panelists at Conference on Peace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast / Sant'Edigio Ivory Coast

From Madrid to Abidjan, Sant'Egidio to Deliver Peace Message to Ivory Coast

Oct 5, 2019

In the spirit of the 33rd International Meeting for Peace held from September 15 to 17 in Madrid, Spain, the Community of Sant'Egidio in collaboration with the religious leaders of Ivory Coast, is organizing an inter-religious meeting for peace in the country’s economic capital, Abidjan, an official has told ACI Africa.

Logo of Radio Maria / World Family of Radio Maria

A Network of Catholic Radios Contributing to Peace in Africa: Practitioner Testifies

Sep 26, 2019

Celebrated as a key form of free expression globally and ranked by UNESCO as Africa’s most influential information outlet, radio stations in Africa have an impact on audiences and a network of Catholic radios is particularly contributing to peace on the continent, a media practitioner overseeing some 23 radio stations across Africa has testified to ACI Africa.