A book in memory of Fr. Marek Rybinski, a Polish member of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) who was murdered in Tunisia ten years ago is a tribute to not only his work but also to the Tunisians for their fraternity to the missionaries, SDB leadership has said.
Pope Francis has appointed Local Ordinaries for the Dioceses of Uíje in Angola, Guruè in Mozambique, and his representative in the Northern African nation of Tunisia.
At slightly over 2 million square kilometers, the Diocese of Laghouat, located in the Southern part of Algeria, is the largest diocese in Africa and arguably one of the largest dioceses in the world, only rivalled by the Catholic Diocese of Irkutsk in Russia, which measures 9.96 million square kilometers.
Members of the Regional Episcopal Conference of North Africa (CERNA) have acknowledged with appreciation two events in recent times that have had a positive impact in their region.
Dozens of Catholic dignitaries and hundreds of faithful gathered at the Saint Vincent-de-Paul Cathedral in Tunisia Saturday, February 8 for the Episcopal Ordination of the Bishop of Constantine in Algeria, French-born Monsignor Nicolas Lhernould.
The newly appointed Bishop for the diocese of Constantine in Algeria, French-born Monsignor Nicolas Lhernould has expressed hope for being accorded the warm welcome of hospitality by the people of God in his new jurisdiction soon after the Holy Father’s decision was made public Monday, December 9.
The Catholic Bishops of North Africa under the umbrella body called the Regional Episcopal Conference of North Africa (CERNA) recently reconfirmed their solidarity with thousands of migrants present in their region and promised to reach out to them.