There is need for “more awareness” about the abuse of minors and vulnerable adults in Southern Africa, a Catholic Nun has said.
The report of a baseline pilot study in Zimbabwe’s Catholic Archdiocese of Harare indicates that many people in the Metropolitan See do not have enough knowledge to protect minors and other vulnerable people from abuses.
Officials of Caritas Zimbabwe’s Catholic Dioceses are advocating for “proper capacity building” of those involved in implementing projects in the Southern African nation amid “general donor-fatigue amongst our donors”.
Catholic Church farms in Zimbabwe are expected to become more viable by growing crops that will later be canned or crushed to produce jam after members of the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (ZCBC) signed a contract with Cashel Valley, a Zimbabwean food company.
Christian Leaders in Zimbabwe under the auspices of Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations (ZHOCD) are calling on the people of God in the Southern African nation to pray for the forthcoming by-elections to reflect a country “united in diversity.”
A Catholic Priest in Zimbabwe coordinating an office of the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (ZCBC) has highlighted the plight of refugees and migrants, saying that their lives entail “risking everything” in search of a better life.
Officials of the Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations (ZHOCD) are calling on the people of God in the Southern African nation to “soak” the 2023 general election process “with prayers.”
Thousands of hectares of Catholic Church farms in Zimbabwe are to be put into “profitable and productive use” by growing millions of kilograms of wheat to be used for the production of bread in the Southern African nation, a statement by Catholic Bishops indicates.
The recognition of a staff of the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (ZCBC) as one of the best Human Resource (HR) Managers in the Southern African nation has been described as “a show of vote of confidence” in the work that the Church leadership is carrying out in the country.
Catholic Bishops in Zimbabwe have launched an agricultural “Economy Value Chain”, an “ambitious” initiative that is expected to help promote self-sustainability among the people of God in the Southern African nation.
The Diocesan Coordinator of the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) in Zimbabwe’s Masvingo Diocese has denounced the killing of children in the country and called on the people of God in the Southern African nation to condemn the criminal acts “in the strongest terms possible.”
The different cultures in Africa and how they have enabled and barred the safeguarding of children on the continent was the focus of the keynote speaker at last week’s conference of the Inter- Regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA).
On the International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims marked March 24, members of a Christian organization in Zimbabwe that promotes peace have expressed their displeasure at the tendency to politicize development agenda in the Southern African nation.
As Catholics across the world prepare to usher in the Season of Advent on Sunday, November 29, Bishops in Zimbabwe have, in their collective message about the period that leads up to Christmas and a hopeful anticipation of the second coming of Jesus Christ, called reconciliation and unity in the Southern African nation.
In a collective statement announcing new directives to guide the resumption of public worship in Zimbabwe, Catholic Bishops have encouraged the people of God in the Southern African nation to take part in the celebration of the Holy Eucharist in person.
A Catholic Bishop in Zimbabwe has termed as “unconstitutional” the move by President Emerson Mnangagwa-led Government to enroll “junior (medical) doctors” into the army before they are allowed to work in State hospitals.
Catholic Bishops in nine Southern African countries have rallied behind their counterparts in Zimbabwe who have come under attack from the country’s political leadership over their recent Pastoral Letter in which they called on the government to address economic and political challenges bedeviling the country.
Catholic Bishops in Southern Africa and Religious Superiors in Zimbabwe have, in separate statements, expressed solidarity with the Catholic Bishops in Zimbabwe who have come under attack from political leaders over their recent Pastoral Letter that denounces reported “situation of repression” by President Emmerson Mnangagwa-led government.
Members of the Catholic Professional Network of Zimbabwe (CPNZ) have expressed their solidarity with the Catholic Bishops in the country after their recent Pastoral Letter drew criticism from the Southern African nation’s leadership.
Church leaders from various Christian denominations under the Zimbabwe Council of Churches (ZCC) have planned “a closed-door meeting” with “leaders of political parties” at the beginning of next week to deliberate on challenges bedeviling the Southern African nation, key among them, the economic collapse and the political stalemate.