Society of the Divine Word (SVD)

Archbishop Zeferino Zeca Martins of Angola’s Huambo Archdiocese. Credit: Radio Ecclesia

Be “models, living witnesses” of Faith to Children: Angolan Catholic Archbishop to Parents

Nov 4, 2023

Archbishop Luzizila Kiala of Malanje Archdiocese in Angola has urged parents in the Southern African nation to live a life that offers their respective children an opportunity to embrace and nurture their Christian faith. 

Archbishop Zeferino Zeca Martins of Angola’s Huambo Archdiocese. Credit: Radio Ecclesia

Catholic Archbishop in Angola Cautions Christians against Superstition, Urges Prudence

Sep 21, 2023

The Archbishop of Angola’s Huambo Archdiocese has cautioned Christians of Holy Cross Canhé Parish of his Metropolitan See against superstitions, and urged them to “be astute and prudent” in their faith practice. 

Bishop Emmanuel Kofi Fianu, SVD, the Episcopal Chairman for Health of the Ghana catholic Bishops’ Conference and Bishop of Ho in Ghana’s Volta Region who is calling on government to listen to the advice of Medical Experts on COVID-19. / Ho Diocesan Communication Office

Ghanaian Bishop Calls for Professional Support, Stakeholder Engagement in COVID-19 Fight

Feb 23, 2021

As the cases of COVID-19 hike in Ghana, a Catholic Bishop in the West African country says for the country to make progress in the fight against the pandemic, it is necessary that authorities seek professional advice and stakeholder engagement in making key decisions.

Bishop Frank Nubuasah with some nuns serving in Botswana’s Gaborone Diocese.

“You don’t have to leave home to a distant country to be a missionary”: Bishop in Botswana

Oct 19, 2020

As Catholics globally marked World Mission Sunday on October 18, a Bishop in Botswana has reminded all the baptized in the Southern African nation that they can still be missionaries in the comfort of their home countries.

Fr. Andrew Campbell, SVD, founder of the Christ the King Soup Kitchen Project in Ghana in 2016 with some street children during a soup kitchen feting in Accra on April 1, 2020. / Soup Kitchen Team

Cleric’s Street Feeding Program in Ghana Struggling to Survive amid COVID-19 Restrictions

Apr 15, 2020

At least 60 street children converge at Christ the King Parish in Accra every morning under Soup Kitchen, a project initiated in 2016 by a Priest of the Society of the Divine Word (SVD) working in Ghana to provide care for the poor and the homeless families living on the streets in the West African nation.