- Sep 21, 2020
Pope Francis’s surprise kiss on the feet of South Sudanese political leaders is the message of Easter, the country’s Christian leaders said in a joint Easter message.
Rwanda’s Catholic bishops apologized for urging the release of some prisoners convicted for roles in the 1994 genocide, saying they realized by the reaction that they had caused much hurt.
After 30 years of facing discrimination and persecution, most Catholics in Sudan are glad to see the back of President Omar al-Bashir.
Catholic leaders in Cameroon say both the government and Human Rights Watch are underestimating civilian casualties amid linguistic and ethnic violence.
Sister Lea Ackermann pioneered the Church’s fight against sex trafficking.
Authorities in Uganda have banned the sale of alcohol within 200 meters (220 yards) of the Uganda Martyrs Catholic Shrine outside Kampala.