Bishop Sylvester David, Auxiliary Bishop of South Africa’s Cape Town Archdiocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Maintain Vigilance Till COVID-19 No Longer Threatens Life: Catholic Bishop in South Africa

Jan 10, 2022

A Catholic Bishop in South Africa has called up on the people of God in the country to continue observing all health protocols to minimize the spread of COVID-19 amid reports of a decline in the number of new cases.

Lava from Mount Nyiragongo in Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo/ Courtesy Photo

Tension, Vigilance in Goma, DR Congo amid Tremors from Volcanic Eruption: Catholic Officer

May 24, 2021

Tension is still high in Goma, a city in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that is experiencing earth tremors as the aftermath of a volcanic eruption that rocked the city over the weekend.

Bishops in Malawi, Zambia Concerned About COVID-19 Upsurge, Call for Vigilance

Jan 10, 2021

Catholic Bishops in the Southern African nations of Malawi and Zambia have, in separate statements, expressed concerns about the upsurge in the reported COVID-19 cases in their respective countries.

Archbishop Stephen Brislin of Cape Town in South Africa.

As Lockdown is Eased in South Africa, Prelate Urges Vigilance, Says “virus still present”

Aug 22, 2020

Days after South Africa’s President eased some COVID-19 restrictions put in five months ago to minimize the spread of the virus, the Archbishop Cape Town has urged the people of God in his Diocese to remain vigilant and continue taking necessary precautions because the coronavirus has not yet been eliminated from the country.