Pope Francis and President, Évariste Ndayishimiye of Burundi during a  meeting at the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City on 27 March 2022. Credit: Vatican Media

Pope Francis and President of Burundi Engage on Country’s Contribution to Church Growth

Mar 28, 2022

Pope Francis on Saturday, March 26 welcomed Burundi’s President, Évariste Ndayishimiye, at the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City to a meeting during which the two leaders discussed the contribution of the Church to the growth of the East African country.

Some of the Catholic Bishops in Ghana at the opening of 2019 Plenary Assembly in Cape Coast on November 11, 2019 / Catholic Digest

Bishops in Ghana Petition President for Catholic University Charter

Nov 16, 2019

At a recent courtesy visit to their country’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo, Catholic Bishops in Ghana presented a petition requesting for the Presidential Charter to the Catholic University College of Ghana (CUCG) located in Fiapre within the Sunyani Diocese.

Left, New President of the Sudan Catholic Bishops' Conference (SCBC), Bishop Yunan Tombe Trille Kuku of El Obeid diocese, Sudan; right, outgoing SCBC President, Bishop Barani Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala of Tombura-Yambio diocese, South Sudan

Bishop of Sudan’s El Obeid Diocese Elected President of Conference, SCBC

Nov 6, 2019

When the Bishops and heads of dioceses in Sudan and South Sudan met for their weeklong Annual Plenary Assembly in Juba that concluded October 30, they not only deliberated about the situation of their sister countries and delivered a message of hope but also elected new leaders for their umbrella body, the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC).