Religious Communities

Bishop Oscar Ngoy wa Mpanga of DRC's Kongolo Diocese. Credit: CENCO

Make Religious Communities “homes, schools of communion”: Catholic Bishop in DR Congo

Feb 5, 2022

Consecrated persons in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been encouraged to make their respective communities “homes and schools of communion” amid “great crisis of fraternity and recognition of the other.”

Jesuit Fr. Noel Nwadike highlighted the plight of sexual abuse victims, survivors in religious communities. Credit: Fr. Noel Nwadike/JCAM

Nigerian Priest Highlights Plight of Victims, Survivors of Abuse in Religious Communities

Apr 30, 2021

A Nigerian Catholic Priest has, at a virtual colloquium, which members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) have spearheaded, highlighted the plight of victims and survivors of abuse in religious communities whose experiences “leaves one speechless and devastated.”

COVID-19 Surge, Deaths in Religious Communities Cause for Alarm: Nuns in South Africa

Dec 21, 2020

A reported surge in COVID-19 cases alongside deaths in religious communities in South Africa is a cause for concern, the leadership of the Conference of Catholic Sisters in the country has said in a statement shared with ACI Africa.