- Sep 26, 2020
Catholic bishops of East Africa have introduced a handbook to assist church leaders develop standards to safeguard the safety of children.
Four people were killed at a Catholic Church in Burkina Faso on Sunday, the latest in a series of attacks on Christians in the African country.
Bishops’ conferences from Francophone West Africa have pledged solidarity with Christian communities after a spate of Islamist attacks and urged governments and religious leaders to do more to counter “unlooked-for menaces, tragedies and catastrophes.”
Catholic leaders in Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia are calling for coordinated and peaceful disarmament in a common border region, where an estimated 8 million illegal small and light weapons can be found among the herder communities.
Pope Francis led thousands of pilgrims in prayer for a Spanish missionary sister killed in Central African Republic.
Implementing sharia law in northern Nigerian states a generation ago has not produced the effects promised, according to a Catholic bishop of the region.