- Sep 19, 2020
With the national government seemingly unable to function in most of the Central African Republic, Bishop Nestor-Desire Nongo-Aziagbia of Bossangoa has negotiated peace settlements with two armed groups operating in his diocese.
A Ghanaian archbishop called on Christians to be modest in the celebration of weddings, noting that pressure on young people to have expensive weddings is partly to blame for couples living together without marrying.
The Congo River basin, which spans six African countries, is coming under pressure, partly due to clearing of the forests for subsistence agriculture, large-scale farming, illegal logging and lack of clear reforestation policies.
Allen Ottaro is the founder and executive director of the Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA). He spoke to Crux about a conference on Laudato Si’ taking place in Kenya.
This debate over GM food is now taking place in Africa, and the Catholic Church is taking part – although Church leaders are disagreeing on what path to take.
Although it may seem far-fetched for the westerner, but in Africa, there are children who can’t go to school for only one reason: Hunger.