- Feb 27, 2021
Cardinal Wilfrid Napier of Durban, South Africa, said Saturday that the working document for the Oct. 3-28 Synod of Bishops doesn’t take account of African realities, where young people aren’t leaving the Church but flocking to it.
Catholic bishops in the Ivory Coast have apologized after a candidate used churches for electioneering ahead of Oct. 13 polls.
A theater education program at schools in one of Africa’s largest slums is instilling critical thought in participants as well as providing fun, said a 25-year-old whose ambition is to enter politics to represent the poor residents in Kenya’s Parliament.
A Jesuit priest living in the United Kingdom is facing a call for extradition to South Africa, where he is accused of sexually abusing a teenager in the 1980s.
An Egyptian rights lawyer says a military court has sentenced 17 Islamic militants to death for involvement in deadly attacks on Christians.
Condom use can never be advocated by the Catholic Church, according to the bishops of Kenya at a health conference taking place in Mombasa.