Latest stories: Trauma

Fr. Harrison Egwuenu, a Priest of Nigeria’s Warri diocese freed Sunday, March 21 after spending a week in captivity / Courtesy Photo

Nigerian Catholic Priest Recovering from Trauma after Weeklong Captivity

The Nigerian Catholic Priest who had been kidnapped March 15 is recovering from trauma after having spent a week in captivity.

Group Photo of Participants in the Continental Conference on Psychology and Psycho-spiritual Counseling in the Church Context, JJ McCarthy Centre, Nairobi, Kenya, October 22, 2019. / ACI Africa

Stress, Trauma by Church Personnel in Africa Occasion First Ever Continental Conference

The realization that a number of Church personnel in the world’s second most populous continent are struggling with stress and trauma has occasioned the convocation of a continental conference, the first ever in Africa, in view of deliberating on psychological and psychospiritual counselling in the Church context, stakeholders have told ACI Africa.