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.
The overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, Trócaire, is providing basic hygiene products to women and girls in Zimbabwe’s Catholic Diocese of Mutare in an initiative the agency has dubbed “Dignity Gift”.
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.
There is need to lift “all sanctions on Zimbabwe” and to adopt a process that is “citizen-centered”, Christian leaders under the auspices of Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations (ZHOCD) have said in a statement.
The people of God in Zimbabwe can be part of the fight against Gender Based Violence (GBV) by helping victims seek health care services and reporting the cases to the authorities, Catholic nurses in the country’s Bulawayo Archdiocese have said.
Officials of St. Albert’s Hospital in Muzarabani in Zimbabwe’s Catholic Diocese of Chinhoyi have introduced agricultural projects to supplement their funds after experiencing shortages in donor funding.
Zimbabwe’s Catholic Diocese of Masvingo is empowering women through self-help initiatives in view of ending “the scourge” of gender-based violence (GBV) in that part of the country.
On the commemoration of the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, members of the Churches Converge on Conflict and Peace (CCCOP) in Zimbabwe, a consortium of church organizations working for peace, have called on their country’s government to bring all cases of missing persons to a close.
The leadership of the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) has called on Christian leaders in Zimbabwe to disown “heretical” faith-based entities following the death of a 14-year-old girl while giving birth at a shrine.
A Catholic Priest serving in Zimbabwe’s Harare Archdiocese is facilitating COVID-19 vaccine access to vulnerable persons, including the elderly, through a vaccination center set up at the New Highfield Roman Catholic Church.
Those to participate in public worship will have received COVID-19 vaccination, the Bishop of Zimbabwe’s Chinhoyi Diocese has announced amid the easing of coronavirus restrictions in the Southern African nation.
The reopening of churches only for congregants vaccinated against COVID-19 in Zimbabwe is problematic, Christian leaders in the Southern African nation have cautioned.
The demise of a 14-year-old girl who died while giving birth at a shrine in Zimbabwe last month has prompted Christian leaders in the Southern African nation to call for an “independent national inquiry” into the sexual abuse of women and girls in church premises.
At least 12,960 children from Zimbabwe’s Kalanga tribe are expected to receive Bibles from the Catholic charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN).
A Catholic Priest in Zimbabwe has encouraged the youth in the Southern African nation to take part in the country’s “policy making processes,” noting that their reluctance in participating in governance matters has compromised their future endeavors.
The appointment of Msgr. Raphael Macebo Mabuza Ncube as the new Bishop of Zimbabwe’s Hwange Diocese is a humbling experience for the Bishop-elect who has pledged to give his all in his service to the people of God who will be under his pastoral care.
Catholic charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), has facilitated the provision of personal protective equipment (PPEs) to more than 1200 pastoral workers in Zimbabwe.
Members of the Catholic Professionals Network of Zimbabwe (CPNZ) under the auspices of Zimbabwe Catholic Commission for the Laity (ZCCL) have launched a campaign to conserve the environment in the spirit of Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter, Laudato Si’.