Africa

Prof. Jerry Gana leads delegation on visit to CSN

By |2024-01-24T12:25:47+01:00January 24th, 2024|Africa, News|

By CSN Media The members of the African Biblical Leadership Initiative (ABLI), led by Professor Jerry GANA, paid a courtesy call to the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN) to acquaint and request the partnership of the Catholic Church in a Bible based International Conference proposed to take place in Nigeria later in October, 2024. In

‘We came back stronger’: Priest, seminarian abducted in Nigeria recall three-week ordeal

By |2023-09-25T08:21:24+01:00September 25th, 2023|Africa, News|

Father Paul Sanogo and seminarian Melchior Maharini, who were kidnapped from their Missionaries of Africa community in Nigeria’s Catholic Diocese of Minna, came back to the community on Aug. 23 weary, traumatized, and sick. The two had spent three weeks in captivity, where they were flogged almost daily, made to sleep on rocks out in the open,

Catholic Journalists challenged to provide positive narratives about migrants and refugees: Migrants and refugees need to be heard in the management of the space and issues that concern them

By |2023-07-14T09:13:41+01:00July 14th, 2023|Africa, News|

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa in Kampala, Uganda Catholic journalists, media practitioners and members of the civil society involved in the care of migrants and refugees are gathered in Kampala, Uganda to reflect on better ways of reporting on migrants and refugees in the continent. The workshop that is running from 10-15 July 2023 at St.

AFRICA SYNODAL CONTINENTAL ASSEMBLY Final Communiqué

By |2023-03-07T16:28:43+01:00March 7th, 2023|Africa, News|

AFRICA SYNODAL CONTINENTAL ASSEMBLY Final Communiqué 1-6 March 2023 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia IN AFRICA, THE SYNOD IS ON! Introduction In union with the universal Church, the Church in Africa celebrated the Synodal Continental Assembly in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 1st to 6th of March 2023. This Synodal Continental Assembly was organised by the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of

Photos of the participants at the Continental Synodal Assembly for Africa after the closing Mass in St Gabriel Catholic Church, Addis Ababa on Sunday 5th March, 2023

By |2023-03-07T16:09:52+01:00March 7th, 2023|Africa, News|

Somalia: Almost two million children suffering from malnutrition

By |2023-03-03T18:01:04+01:00March 3rd, 2023|Africa, News|

In Somalia, almost two million children are suffering from malnutrition following the effects of the worst drought in forty years. Save the Children are calling for urgent international funding to provide life-saving aid to the country. By Sophie Peeters As a famine continues to ravage Somalia following devasting drought conditions in the country, more than

AGULERI DIOCESE created with Bishop Denis Isizoh as the pioneer Bishop

By |2023-02-12T12:38:26+01:00February 12th, 2023|Africa, Diocese News, News, Nigeria, Onitsha Archdiocese, Vatican|

Breaking news: AGULERI DIOCESE created with Bishop Denis Isizoh as the pioneer Bishop. Installation fixed for 17 March, 2023 - Rev. Fr. Michael Umoh.

‘Well done for carrying your faith with you to foreign land’ – Bishop Kukah commends Nigerian Catholics in Lome

By |2023-02-06T15:19:52+01:00February 6th, 2023|Africa, Diocese News, News, Nigeria, Sokoto Diocese, Vatican|

By Rev. Fr. Michael Nsikak Umoh, CSN Upon departing the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where he had gone to welcome Pope Francis, representing the Bishops of the West African Region under the aegis of the Reunion of Episcopal Conferences of West Africa (RECOWA), the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, moved

Pope departs from Juba to Rome, leaving message of hope for peace

By |2023-02-06T08:30:07+01:00February 6th, 2023|Africa, News, Nigeria, Vatican|

The Holy Father Pope Francis concluded three days visit South Sudan with ecumenical prayers on Sunday that marked the end of his six day Apostolic Journey to Africa Thousands of Christians from different denominations attended the Mass at Dr. John Garang Mausoleum where some of them slept away from their homes to ensure they don’t

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