- Sep 20, 2020
Kenya’s bishops have objected to a media shutdown in the country following the self-declared ‘inauguration’ of Raila Odinga as “the people’s president,” following his defeat in last year’s elections.
The Congolese bishops’ conference defended its “engagement in actions affecting politics” in a Feb. 1 website statement, following church talks with a delegation from the Southern African Development Community.
In the light of new universal norms issued by the Vatican on priestly formation, Cameroon’s Catholic bishops are saying culture must still be taken into account in the training of seminarians.
Cardinal Diudonne Nzapalainga of the Central African Republic has described 2017 as “an unfortunate year” in the country.
Bishop Matthew Kukah has decried “cries of shrill Islamization across the land,” enabled by government corruption, according to a Jan. 8 report from the Catholic News Service of Nigeria.
The Bishop of Mamfe, Andrew Nkea, has accused the Cameroon military of brutalizing villagers, forcing them from their homes and setting the houses ablaze.