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Zimbabwean Youth Urged to Participate in Policy Making Process, to Represent “their needs”

Jul 18, 2021

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.

Msgr. Raphael Macebo Mabuza Ncube, the new Bishop of Zimbabwe’s Hwange Diocese. Credit: Zimbabwe Catholic Church News

“I have never felt this small”, Bishop-Elect in Zimbabwe Says following Appointment

Jul 10, 2021

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.

A Catholic Nun getting a COVID-19 inoculation at a medical center in Zimbabwe. Credit: Aid to the Church in Need (ACN)

Catholic Charity Facilitates PPE Supplies in Zimbabwe amid Coronavirus Challenges

Jul 8, 2021

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.

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Catholic Professionals in Zimbabwe Join Laudato Si’ Conservation Campaign

Jun 22, 2021

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’. 

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Zimbabweans Eulogize Priest Who Spearheaded National Anthem Composition, Flag Designing

Jun 17, 2021

Zimbabweans have paid tribute to Fr. Emmanuel Ribeiro, the Catholic Priest who headed the committee that composed the country’s national anthem and participated in the designing of the flag of the Southern African nation. 

Tshongokwe Hospital which is being built by the Missionary Daughters of Calvary in Zimbabwe's Hwange Diocese. Credit: Catholic Church News Zimbabwe

Catholic Sisters Facilitate Rebuilding of Mission Hospital in Zimbabwe’s Hwange Diocese

Jun 7, 2021

Missionary Daughters of Calvary (MDC) Sisters have facilitated the rebuilding of Tshongokwe Mission Hospital in Zimbabwe’s Hwange Diocese in a new location after it was left in ruins following the “war of liberation,” Catholic Church News Zimbabwe has reported.

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Salesians in Zimbabwe Provide Education to Children from Poor Mining Families

Jun 4, 2021

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering in Zimbabwe are offering education to children from poor mining families in the Southern African nation.

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Condemn Killing of children “in the strongest terms possible”: Catholic Leader in Zimbabwe

May 24, 2021

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.”

Fr. Limukani Ndlovu visiting an elderly man in Zimbabwe. Credit: IMBISA

World Grandparents Day to Benefit “forgotten ones of our society”: Zimbabwean Cleric

May 19, 2021

The international day to honor grandparents and the elderly, which Pope Francis established earlier this year to be marked in July is set to benefit senior citizens who, in a number of African contexts, have been abandoned by members of the society, a Zimbabwean Catholic Priest has said.

Theresa Sanyatwe,the child safeguarding officer of the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (ZCBC). Credit: IMBISA

African Cultures Hailed as Enablers of Child Safeguarding, Also Criticized as Barriers

May 9, 2021

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).

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Archbishop, Clergy, Religious in Zimbabwe’s Harare Archdiocese Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Mar 27, 2021

The Archbishop, members of the Clergy, women Religious in Zimbabwe’s Archdiocese of Harare have been inoculated against COVID-19.

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Christian Organization in Zimbabwe “condemns” Politicization of Development Agenda

Mar 24, 2021

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.

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Zimbabwean Cleric Urges Christian Leaders to Defend Community Members Risking Eviction

Mar 21, 2021

A Priest ministering in Zimbabwe is calling on Christian leaders in the Southern African nation to stand with and defend members of the Chilonga community who are at risk of being evicted from their ancestral land by the government. 

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Zimbabwe’s President Mourns American Maryknoll Nun Who Supported Independence Struggle

Mar 10, 2021

The President of Zimbabwe has eulogized Sr. Janice McLaughlin, a native of the USA and member of the Maryknoll Sisters of St. Dominic, as one who supported the struggle for the independence of the Southern African nation.

Fr. Limukani Ndlovu of Zimbabwe / Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA)

Zimbabwean Cleric Cautions Politicians against Manipulation, Urges Inclusive Leadership

Feb 23, 2021

A Catholic Priest in Zimbabwe’s Archdiocese of Bulawayo has called upon politicians to desist from manipulating the masses for their own selfish gains and encouraged inclusivity in politics in order to realize development in various African countries.

Archbishop Robert Ndlovu of Zimbabwe's Harare Archdiocese / Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops' Conference (ZCBC)

Archbishop in Zimbabwe Urges Faithful to Facilitate Equipping Health Workers During Lent

Feb 16, 2021

During this year’s Lenten Season, an Archbishop in Zimbabwe is urging the people of God under his pastoral care to reach out to healthcare workers with essential equipment that can aid their efforts to fight COVID-19 pandemic.

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Catholic Health Workers in Zimbabwe Concerned about Lengthy COVID-19 Processes

Feb 16, 2021

The leadership of Catholic-run Muvonde Mission Hospital in Zimbabwe’s Gweru Diocese has expressed concerns over the length of time it takes to obtain COVID-19 results from samples collected from the health facility.  


Zimbabwean Archbishop Endorses COVID-19 Vaccine, Says “it seems to be working”

Feb 13, 2021

The Archbishop of Zimbabwe’s Bulawayo Archdiocese has endorsed the planned coronavirus vaccination program in the Southern African nation amid a surge in reported cases of COVID-19.

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Clerics in Zimbabwe’s Gokwe Diocese Directed to “arrange how” to Avail Ashes to Faithful

Feb 10, 2021

Members of the Clergy in Zimbabwe’s Gokwe Diocese have been directed to “arrange how” to avail Ash Wednesday ashes to the faithful to bring them to their “respective homes” at the beginning of Lent, February 17.

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On International Day of Human Fraternity, Cleric in Zimbabwe Reflects on Friendship Value

Feb 4, 2021

On the occasion of the first International Day of Human Fraternity marked Thursday, February 4, a Cleric in Zimbabwe has underscored the worthiness of friendship amid “pandemic and psycho-spiritual dryness.”