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Members of the Episcopal Conference of Togo (CET)/ Credit: Episcopal Conference of Togo (CET)

Closure of Places of Worship “ignores psychological, spiritual realities”: Bishops in Togo

Oct 2, 2021

A recent decision to close places of worship amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in Togo did not take into consideration psychological, social and spiritual realities, Catholic Bishops in the West African nation have said.

Group Photo of Participants in the Continental Conference on Psychology and Psycho-spiritual Counseling in the Church Context, JJ McCarthy Centre, Nairobi, Kenya, October 22, 2019. / ACI Africa

Stress, Trauma by Church Personnel in Africa Occasion First Ever Continental Conference

Oct 23, 2019

The realization that a number of Church personnel in the world’s second most populous continent are struggling with stress and trauma has occasioned the convocation of a continental conference, the first ever in Africa, in view of deliberating on psychological and psychospiritual counselling in the Church context, stakeholders have told ACI Africa.