- Feb 27, 2021
Ethiopia is now managing nearly a million refugees from South Sudan, Somalia, Eritrea, Sudan, Yemen and even Syria, said Ethiopian Cardinal Berhaneyesus Souraphiel. Because so many Ethiopians are refugees, those who remain in the country work to make newcomers feel welcome.
A Franciscan brother who teaches mathematics and physics in rural Kenya has been named Person of the Year by the United Nations in Kenya.
A Ghanaian government official used a Catholic girls’ school celebration to emphasize the need to educate girls as well as boys.
Catholics can learn from the rise of Pentecostal Christian groups in Africa, according to one Nigerian bishop.
Security in Africa’s Sahel region has “deteriorated significantly” over the past year, according to one of the largest Catholic development agencies.
A leading Catholic aid agency in Ethiopia is working to “foster lasting peace and address the root causes of the conflict” affecting the country, and hopes the recent Nobel Peace prize for Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will “spotlight” the positive results recently achieved in the East African country.