- Feb 24, 2021
Child beading is a major cultural practice found in the Samburu community. But religious leaders are battling to end the practice.
The beatification of 19 martyrs of Algeria, including the seven Trappist monks of Tibhirine, will be celebrated Dec. 8 in Oran, Algeria, the country’s bishops announced.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has told the nation’s Catholic bishops that there are no plans to turn the African powerhouse into an Islamic state.
Catholic bishops in Africa have voiced concern about a growing number of priests who fail to return home after training or ministering in Europe, in violation of Church norms.
The Baltimore Orioles teamed up with Catholic Relief Services last weekend to help feed the hungry in Burkina Faso.
A plan by Ghana’s government to tax churches involved in money-making ventures has met with mixed reactions from the country’s religious authorities.