- Dec 6, 2019
Kenya’s Catholic bishops joined with international pro-life groups in rejecting the final document from an international summit on health rights for women and girls because it supported practices contrary to African cultures and religious beliefs.
After one of the deadliest attacks in Burkina Faso in recent years, Pope Francis urged leaders there to do more to protect vulnerable civilians and to promote dialogue and social harmony.
Although an international summit on health rights for women and girls is being held in their country, Kenyan bishops said they were concerned it was a ploy to introduce ideologies and practices seen as contrary to African cultures and their religious heritage.
A bishop in Cameroon’s troubled South West Region has called on separatist fighters to stop targeting and harassing local clergy.
After today’s deadline for political leaders in South Sudan to implement a peace agreement allowing them to form a government was again postponed, Christian leaders in the country have urged their people not to lose hope.
Catholic charities in East Africa are struggling to deal with the severe floods that have affected over 2.5 million people in the region.