Credit: Fr. Lazar Arasu

Catholic Ministry Initiated by Salesians for Refugees in Uganda Spreads to Locals

Feb 10, 2022

A Catholic ministry, which members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) initiated about five years ago in Uganda’s Gulu Archdiocese to serve South Sudanese refugees in the East African nation has spread to local people who had stayed for long without pastoral care.

Professor Mary Getui addressing the Participants at the Conference on Religion and Gender / Tangaza University College

Need for Consistent Dialogue among African Women Emphasized at Nairobi Conference

Feb 28, 2021

The need for consistent dialogue among African women regardless of age, cultural, and religious differences has been emphasized at the third edition of the conference on Religions and Gender held in Kenya.

Fr. Lazar Arasu with children at the  Don Bosco Palabek centre in Uganda's Gulu Archdiocese / Fr. Lazar Lazar/ Don Bosco Regee Services Palabek

How Tears of Refugees Moved Missionary Cleric to Initiate Project for Vulnerable in Uganda

Feb 22, 2021

Fr. Lazar Arasu remembers one Sunday in June 2017 when a group of refugees in Uganda’s Gulu Archdiocese surrounded him, weeping and begging him not to abandon them.

Poster announcing the Week of Human Fraternity / Institute of Religious Dialogue and Islamic Studies (IRDIS)

Pope’s Document Inspires “week of human fraternity” at Kenya-based Catholic Institution

Feb 21, 2021

The 2019 Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together by Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb, has inspired a five-day event to be held at the jointly-owned Catholic University College in Kenya.

Sr. Celestine Nasiali, Coordinator of the Sisters Blended Value Project (SBVP), under the Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa (ACWECA). / ACWECA Facebook

Catholic Sisters’ Economic Project Transforming Nuns into Social Entrepreneurs in Africa

Nov 27, 2020

Students in the pioneer class of the Sisters Blended Value Project (SBVP), the first ever project of its kind in Eastern and Central Africa, are set to unveil their business plans after which they will launch their various income generating startups across the region.

US-based Charitable Foundation Facilitating Data Centers in Africa for Catholic Sisters

Sep 29, 2020

The US-based Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is facilitating the setting up of data centers in Africa that will be used to collect, store, process, and allow the sharing of information about Catholic Sisters on the continent, an official of the entity has told participants in the ongoing ten-day virtual International Consultative Research (ICR) conference.

Jesca Leado who was shot dead by unknown assailants in Marsabit County, northern Kenya. / Facebook- Millicent Dorothy

Kenyan Student Shot Alongside Three Others Mourned as “prayerful, friendly, obedient girl”

Jun 10, 2020

A student at a Kenya-based Catholic University who was shot Monday, June 8 by unknown bandits alongside three others in Kenya’s Marsabit County is being mourned and remembered as a “staunch Catholic” who was “prayerful, friendly, ever-smiling, very obedient, (and) well- behaved.”

Poster announcing the one-day interreligious conference in Kenya targeting women to have their voices heard in the religious space / The Institute for Interreligious Dialogue and Islamic Studies

Women Targeted in Interreligious Conference “to have a voice within religious space”

Jan 19, 2020

Women are expected to be the primary beneficiaries of an interreligious conference in Kenya to be held at a Nairobi-based Catholic Institute of higher learning aimed at empowering them so that their voices are heard “within religious space,” one of the organizers of the event has told ACI Africa.

Professor David Wang’ombe, the newly appointed Vice Chancellor designate of Tangaza University College, Kenya-based Catholic institution jointly owned by 22 religious congregations / ACI Africa

Newly Appointed Head of Kenya-based Catholic Institution, First-ever Lay, “delighted”

Dec 2, 2019

The 33-year-old Kenya-based Catholic institution of higher learning jointly owned by various religious orders, Tangaza University College (TUC), is set to be headed by a lay person after members of its Consortium Trust “unanimously voted to offer Professor (David) Wang’ombe the position” of Vice Chancellor designate.