- Jul 6, 2020
Pope Francis mourned the loss of more than 200 lives in a ferry accident on Lake Victoria near the Tanzanian island of Ukara.
Due to its impact on young Catholics in Africa, fundamentalism will be a topic that bishops from East Africa prioritize in their talks with other delegates during the synod’s intervention sessions.
Malawi’s bishops have urged the country’s politicians to keep Pope Francis out of “petty politics.”
A priest in Cameroon has refused to accept his suspension for performing unauthorized exorcisms.
A Catholic priest has been kidnapped in Niger, near the border with Burkina Faso.
Nigeria’s bishops advised citizens not to sell their permanent voter cards or their votes for the February general elections.