The newly elected Diocesan Administrator of Senegal’s Ziguinchor Diocese says he is counting on the prayers and support of the people of God in the West African nation to carry on his new ministry.
A religious Brother in the West African nation of Senegal is advocating for election of Christian candidates in the local elections scheduled to take place on Sunday, January 23.
Religious leaders in Senegal have, in a collective statement, appealed for “calm, restraint and respect for others” amid tensions ahead of local elections scheduled to take place next month.
Bishop Paul Abel Mamba Diatta has described his recent transfer from Senegal’s Ziguinchor Diocese to the Episcopal See of Tambacounda as “a return home” to an Episcopal See in which he had ministered for 15 years.
Pope Francis has transferred the Bishop who has been serving as Local Ordinary of Senegal’s Ziguinchor Diocese to the Episcopal See of Tambacounda.
On the occasion of the annual World Day against Trafficking in Persons marked July 30, members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) have highlighted their initiatives in addressing the challenge of inequality in West Africa, a factor that contributes to human trafficking.
The newly elected President of the National Laity Council (CNL) in Senegal has resolved to foster the formation of the lay faithful to enable them participate in the decision-making processes of the Church in the West African nation.
The leadership of Senegal’s National Inter-Diocesan Committee for Catholic Pilgrimages (CINPEC) has announced the cancellation of the 2021 pilgrimage to the Holy land amid “persistence” of COVID-19 pandemic in the West African nation.
At the Silver Jubilee celebration of the Pastoral Letter published by Catholic Bishops in Senegal during the 1994 crisis, an Archbishop in the West African nation has sought to have the youth empowered through the development initiatives that the country undertakes.
The annual national Marian pilgrimage in the West African nation of Senegal that had been scheduled to take place this month has been canceled amid COVID-19 restrictions, the Catholic Bishops in the country have announced.
Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) serving in Senegal are empowering young people in the West African nation with skills in agroecology, officials have reported.
The ongoing violence in Senegal that started last week is a cause for concern for Catholic Bishops in the Ecclesiastical Province of Dakar who are calling on parties in conflict to “foster dialogue” and end the skirmishes.
Catholic Bishops in Senegal have expressed concerns about the new variant of COVID-19 and called for collective efforts to defeat the pandemic that has reportedly infected at least 95.2 million people across the globe.
An online catechetical program initiated for the Catholic Diocese of Thiès in Senegal aims at deepening faith amid COVID-19 restrictions, the leadership of the Diocese has said.
The leadership of Senegal’s Diocese of Kolda has announced the creation of a School of Theology aimed at fostering the formation of the Lay faithful in the Diocese that is in the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Dakar.
Catholic Bishops of the four-nation Conference in West Africa have, in a collective statement issued at the end of their Annual Ordinary session, expressed concerns about “illegal immigration” involving the youth, calling on their respective governments to provide concrete solutions to the challenges young people face.
Catholic Bishops in Senegal have announced the lifting of the suspension on the celebration of Mass in public effective November 1.
The process of renovating Saint Louis Cathedral of Senegal’s Diocese of Saint Louis that has taken some 15 years has been described as a source of inspiration for the values of “understanding, collaboration, unity” among the people of God in the West African nation.
Members of over 300 households spread across Dioceses in Senegal have benefitted from COVID-19 fund, receiving cash, food and hygiene products from the development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Bishops, Caritas Senegal.
Catholic Bishops in Senegal's Dakar Ecclesiastical Province have extended the suspension of public Mass in the region due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the West African nation, a situation that has forced the government to reintroduce restrictive measures.