Catholic Church entities in Africa earlier this week joined the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and the COVID-19 Commission in the launching of the debt cancellation campaign for countries in Africa amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Pope Francis appealed for a global coronavirus recovery plan in a message to participants in the spring meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF).
In a letter to a Spanish weekly, Pope Francis recalled “with emotion” his time spent in adoration at the Basilica of the Blessed Sacrament in Buenos Aires.
Rome-based Harambee Africa International (HAI) has launched its ninth International Prize dubbed “Communicating Africa”, with a specific call on storytellers on the African continent to come forward to tell their own stories in the global contest.
Cardinal Peter Turkson called for a rethink of healthcare to include a “holistic vision of care” in his message for this year’s World Health Day.
Pope Francis said on Wednesday that the communion of saints means that Christians are never alone in the darkest moments of their lives.
Pope Francis has condemned last week’s kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls in Nigeria’s Ecclesiastical Province of Kaduna, describing it as “vile abduction.”
As Vatican Radio marks 90 years since its establishment on Friday, February 12, Catholic Bishops in Africa have, in a letter shared with ACI Africa, expressed the hope that there will be continued collaboration with the Rome-based Catholic radio.
Pope Francis has appointed Local Ordinaries for the Dioceses of Uíje in Angola, Guruè in Mozambique, and his representative in the Northern African nation of Tunisia.
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity concluded Monday with Vespers at the tomb of St. Paul.
Rwanda’s Cardinal has been appointed to the Vatican's Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples (CEP), whose members are responsible for coordinating the church’s missionary work.
The Knights of Columbus has praised the United States for listing Nigeria as among the worst countries for religious freedom, and calling renewed attention to the mass killings of Christians in Nigeria.
Pope Francis approved Saturday sweeping changes to the Vatican’s financial watchdog authority.
Pope Francis has expressed his solidarity with the people of God in Nigeria following the attack on farmers over the weekend in Borno State, the North-Eastern part of the country.
The papal butler who was pardoned by Benedict XVI for his role in the “Vatileaks” affair has died at the age of 54.
A new book on St. John Paul II examines the relationship of the Polish pope with Central and Eastern European countries during the Cold War.
The National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) has been appointed to the Vatican's Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples (CEP), whose members are responsible for coordinating the church’s missionary work.
Pope Francis on Sunday, November 15 appealed for reconciliation and peaceful coexistence in Ivory Coast amid rising tension following the contested October 31 poll.
Presumptive President-elect Joe Biden spoke with Pope Francis on Thursday, his office has announced. The Catholic, former vice president, and presumptive next president was congratulated on his electoral victory by the pope on the morning of Nov. 12.
The Rome-based Catholic lay association dedicated to the provision of social services and arbitrating conflicts has resumed South Sudan peace talks, South Sudan’s Radio Tamazuj reported November 10.