- Sep 24, 2020
Archbishop Martin Kivuva of Mombasa led Kenyan religious leaders in condemning an alleged theft of funds meant to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, saying such thievery would be immoral and contrary to God’s teachings.
From Africa to South America, bishops are saying enough is enough to the violence which for years has gripped nations throughout these regions, turning to the traditional practice of prayer and fasting to obtain peace.
Women in Ethiopia often suffer from “traditional gender roles” where they are expected to defer to men in society.
Nigeria is becoming the “biggest killing ground of Christians in the world” due to attacks by Boko Haram and Fulani militants, says a leading charity.
Pope Francis was making cold calls again on Wednesday, this time to surprise a Brazilian born bishop who ministers in Mozambique amidst one of the world’s worst humanitarian situations.
Archbishop Antonio Filipazzi, papal ambassador to Nigeria, said the government was not doing enough to protect its citizens from violence, insurgents and other social vices. He also said the people being killed were not just Christians, but also Muslims.