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Bishop Raymond Tapiwa Mupandasekwa of Zimbabwe’s Chinhoyi Diocese who is in isolation after he tested positive for COVID-19. / Courtesy Photo

Zimbabwean Bishop in COVID-19 Isolation Advocates for Strict Respect of Measures

The Bishop of Zimbabwe’s Chinhoyi Diocese who is in isolation after he tested positive for COVID-19 has urged the people of God in the Southern Africa nation to strictly adhere to the coronavirus safety guidelines.

A poster for a campaign against tuberculosis organized by the Arkangelo Ali Association (AAA)  in South Sudan. / Arkangelo Ali Association (AAA)

Catholic Health Association in South Sudan Avails COVID-19 Guidelines for TB Patients

Arkangelo Ali Association (AAA) in South Sudan, an organization which runs Tuberculosis (TB) and Leprosy control programs in the Diocese of Rumbek has made available COVID-19 guidelines that were specifically developed for TB patients in view of managing the condition in five of the ten states of the country.

New COVID-19 Guidelines issued by Malawi's Government

Malawian Government Promises to Consult Religious Leaders on COVID-19 Measures

The Government of Malawi has responded to the concerns raised by the Catholic Bishops in the country that they had been excluded in the process of formulating and announcing new COVID-19 guidelines.

Bishops in Lesotho with Pope Francis during their ad-limina visit in Rome.

Bishops in Lesotho Issue Guidelines for Reopening of Churches

Six weeks after the government of Lesotho lifted the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, Catholic Bishops in the landlocked Southern Africa nation have issued guidelines for the reopening of churches starting July 5.

Members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC).

Additional Safety Guidelines for Public Liturgical Celebrations in Ghana Outlined

Following the easing of restrictions on public gatherings in Ghana, Catholic Bishops in the West African of Ghana have issued additional directives to guide various liturgical celebrations in a bid to contain the possible spread of COVID-19.

Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama of the Archdiocese of Abuja.

Nigeria's Abuja Archdiocese Outlines Safety Guidelines for Resumption of Public Masses

Days after the Federal Government of Nigeria lifted restrictions put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19, the leadership of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja has announced the resumption of public Mass and outlined a raft of measures aimed at containing the possible spread of the coronavirus disease.