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Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds in London, England, May 6, 2021./ Ilyas Tayfun Salci via Shutterstock. /

“Formalities completed” before Twice-Divorced UK PM Wedding at Catholic Cathedral: Church

Church authorities said that “all necessary steps were taken, in both church and civil law,” ahead of twice-divorced British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s wedding at a Catholic cathedral in London on Saturday.

Catholic Bishops lead a protest over the continued killings of Nigerians in Abuja, Nigeria, on March 1, 2020. / CNS/Afolabi Sotunde, Reuters

U.S.-Based Cleric, Nun Say Militants Getting Help to Attack Christians in Nigeria

A Nigerian-born Catholic Cleric and Sister ministering in the Diocese of Brooklyn within the Archdiocese of New York in the United States have blamed the ongoing attacks meted against Christians in Nigeria on the laxity of the government to act, saying that attackers are getting help to carry out the atrocities.

Fr. James Oyet Latansio (Center), UK ambassador Christopher Trott (left) and Christian Aid Country Director (right) after the launch  a helpline center for psychosocial and trauma healing of the people affected by COVID-19 in South Sudan. / ACI Africa

Church Leaders in South Sudan Launch COVID-19 Trauma Healing Helpline Center

Representatives of churches in South Sudan have partnered with Christian Aid of the Government of UK to establish a helpline center for psychosocial and trauma healing of the people affected by COVID-19, an official of their collective forum, the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) has told ACI Africa.

Logo of the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD) / CAFOD

UK-based Catholic Agency Supporting South Sudanese Organizations’ COVID-19 Response

The humanitarian arm of the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales, the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD) is supporting local organizations in the world’s youngest nation, South Sudan, in their response to COVID-19 crisis, an official of the UK-based organization in South Sudan has said.

Alice Muchiri, social entrepreneur and head of the Nairobi-based Secretariat of Catholic Members of Parliament forum / Alice Muchiri

Kenyan Catholic Families in UK Seeking to Foster African Way of Being Church

Catholic families from Kenya living in the United Kingdom (UK) are seeking to continue practicing their faith the same way their African counterparts do, being part of Small Christian Communities (SCCs) and forming relevant associations, Alice Muchiri who recently addressed members of Catholic Women Association (CWA) UK branch testified to ACI Africa.