Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama at St. Mulumba’s Parish in Igu, Bwari Area Council of Abuja. Credit: Abuja Archdiocese of

“Profound opportunity”: Catholic Archbishop in Nigeria Calls for Interfaith Dialogue as Easter Coincides with Ramadan

Apr 3, 2024

Christians celebrating Easter and Muslims living the Holy Month of Ramadan in Nigeria have been urged to embrace the season as a “profound opportunity” to set aside their differences and realize “greater harmony and cooperation”.

Dieudonné Cardinal Nzapalainga visited the president of the Supreme Islamic Council of the Central African Republic (CSISCA), Imam Mahamat Deleris, and donated some basic food items. Credit: Archdiocese of Bangui

CAR Cardinal Reaches Out to Muslims Observing Ramadan, Says “we must always be together”

Apr 8, 2022

The Cardinal in the Central African Republic (CAR) has reached out to Muslims observing the Holy month of Ramadan with assistance as a sign of solidarity and said, “we must always be together”.

Some members of the Council of Religions in Mauritius . Credit: Catholic Diocese of Port Louis/Facebook

Faith Leaders in Mauritius Hope Ramadan will “increase faith, hope, charity” of Believers

Apr 4, 2022

Faith-based leaders in the Indian Ocean Island nation of Mauritius have expressed the hope that the Holy Month of Ramadan will increase the faith, hope and charity of believers.

Bishop Montfort Stima of Malawi's Mangochi Diocese. Credit: AMECEA

Catholic Bishop in Malawi Sends “good wishes” to Muslims ahead of Holy Month of Ramadan

Apr 1, 2022

The Catholic Bishop of Mangochi Diocese in Malawi has extended “fraternal good wishes” to Muslims in the Southeastern African nation as they begin the Holy Month of Ramadan, which culminates in the celebration of Eid al-Fitr, the festival of breaking the fast.

Archbishop Djalwana Laurent Lompo of Niger presenting a goodwill message to the Muslim faithful. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Bishops in Niger Send “best wishes” to Muslims Ending Holy Month of Ramadan

May 12, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Niger have extended their goodwill message to the Muslim faithful in the West African nation for concluding the Holy Month of Ramadan, marked by the celebration of Eid al-Fitr (the festival of breaking the fast). 

Maurice Cardinal Piat of Port-Louis Diocese in Mauritius. Credit : Courtesy Photo

Mauritian Cardinal Expresses “closeness, solidarity” with Muslims Ahead of Ramadan

Apr 17, 2021

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.

Image depicting Ramadan fast celebration among followers of the Islam Faith. Credit: Public domain

Christian Leaders in Africa Decry Protracted Violence, Urge Religious Unity during Ramadan

Apr 16, 2021

Christian leaders in Africa have, in their solidarity messages with followers of the Islamic faith during their Ramadan fast, called for the unity of all Religions on the continent to bring an end to protracted violence that continues to claim lives of Christians and Muslims alike especially in West African countries.

Cardinal Miguel Ángel Ayuso Guixot of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue in Aug. 2019/ Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

"Christians and Muslims are called to be bearers of hope": Vatican Statement on Ramadan

Apr 16, 2021

The Vatican’s interreligious dialogue council released a statement Friday sending “fraternal good wishes” to Muslims for the month of Ramadan.

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu of Juba Archdiocese, South Sudan.

“Christians, Muslims called to tear down walls raised out of fear”: South Sudanese Prelate

May 24, 2020

As Muslims celebrate Eid, marking the end of their holy month of Ramadan, the Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan has called on Christians and Muslims in the country to reach out to each other, breaking down barriers erected out of “fear and ignorance.”

Great Mosque in Mecca. Credit: Reedi/Shutterstock

Vatican Condemns Religious Violence in Ramadan Statement

May 2, 2020

In a statement marking the beginning of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the Vaticand has condemned an increasing spate of attacks on churches, synagogues and mosques around the world.