The Bishop of Port Louis Diocese in Mauritius, Maurice Cardinal Piat has, in his latest pastoral letter for the Lenten period, said that the Synod on Synodality and the ongoing preparations are part of the Catholic Church’s initiatives to counteract clericalism.
Members of the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) in Mauritius have expressed concerns about the adoption of the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) Bill, aimed at regulating radio stations in the Indian Ocean Island nation.
A Catholic Cleric ministering in Mauritius is urging the people of God in the Indian Ocean Island nation to prioritize helping, comforting, and accompanying the vulnerable in society amid a reported surge in COVID-19 cases.
The persecution of religious minorities in Africa and the world is a cause for concern for religious leaders in the Indian Ocean Island nation of Mauritius who are calling for togetherness.
On the Memorial of St. Louis, the Patron Saint of Mauritius’ Port Louis Diocese, the Cardinal in the Indian Ocean Island nation has called for “more intense” prayer as the Island African nation battles the effects of COVID-19 pandemic.
Days after the Government of Mauritius lifted restrictions put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19, the leadership of the Catholic Diocese of Port Louis has announced the resumption of public worship with a limited number of faithful.
A group of Catholics in the Indian Ocean Island nation of Mauritius are spearheading three days of national prayer for the country’s challenges, including COVID-19 pandemic and issues at personal level.
Members of the Council of Religions in Mauritius have pledged to continue reaching out to the people of God who have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 lockdown in the Indian Ocean Island nation.
The leadership of the Catholic Church in Mauritius has, in a report, highlighted the Church’s initiatives to reach out to those in the country’s tourism sector whose livelihoods have been negatively affected by COVID-19 restrictions.
At least 3,500 families reported to be severely affected by the effects of COVID-19 in Mauritius are expected to receive food aid from the development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Church in the Indian Ocean island nation.
The Local Ordinary of Mauritius’ Port Louis Diocese, Maurice Cardinal Piat, has expressed solidarity with the Muslims in the Indian Ocean Island nation ahead of the holy month of Ramadan scheduled to begin Tuesday, April 13 evening.
The leadership of the Catholic Church in Mauritius has directed that churches in the country remain closed during Holy Week in line with restrictions, which the government of the Indian Ocean Island nation put in place to control the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
In the wake of a surge in reported cases of COVID-19 in Mauritius, religious leaders in the Indian Ocean Island nation have underscored the need to adhere to government guidelines prohibiting gatherings.
A day after the leadership of Mauritius announced a two-week national lockdown to control the spike in daily COVID-19 cases, liturgical celebrations in public have been suspended in the Indian Ocean Island nation.
The head of the Catholic Church in Mauritius has defended church leaders in the Indian Ocean Island nation against accusations of interfering with the running of the country noting that they cannot “remain indifferent.”
The head of the Catholic Church in Mauritius has, in an interview with a local daily, identified consultations among various stakeholders on how to help the Indian Ocean nation recover as his New Year “dearest wish”.
The Bishop of Port Victoria in Seychelles has, during his installation, expressed his enthusiasm at his new ministry.
The Vicar General of Mauritius’ Port Louis Diocese has been appointed as a “delegate with full powers” to administer the Apostolic Vicariate of Rodrigues in the same country, until an Apostolic Administrator is appointed.
Members of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (IBVM), commonly known as Loreto Sisters, in Mauritius have been hailed for their dedication in offering quality and holistic education to students in the Indian Ocean Island nation.
On the occasion of the 179th anniversary of the arrival of renowned French Spiritan Priest, Blessed Jacques-Désiré Laval in Mauritius and the 156th anniversary of his death, the head of the Catholic Church in the Indian Ocean island nation has encouraged attentiveness to the plight of the poor in society.