- May 14, 2021
Christians in Chad are being intimidated and forced from public life, under new rules prioritizing Islam in violation of the North African country’s secular foundations, according to the Catholic Church.
An amnesty granted to 800 political prisoners by President Alassane Ouattara of the Ivory Coast has been welcomed by the bishops of the West African country.
Kenya’s Catholic bishops say they do not worry about the Legio Maria movement even though many Catholics have been drawn to it.
A priest who was gunned down at a supermarket on Aug. 19 in Nigeria is not thought to have been specifically targeted, according to the Archdiocese of Abuja.
In the Central African Republic’s Diocese of Bangassou, several Catholic institutions have taken in displaced Muslims who face violence at the hand of Christian militias.
The Rwandan Catholic bishops’ conference urged the government of President Paul Kagame to preserve religious rights after government officials closed thousands of churches and mosques.
Questions are still asked about the murder of a Catholic priest in Cameroon last month.
Hundreds of refugees from the South Sudan still are seeking asylum in neighboring Uganda despite a peace accord signed by opposing factions in their homeland.