- Jul 12, 2020
Pope Francis’s 2013 trip to Lampedusa was just four and a half hours long, but rarely has a mere half-day in the life of a papacy been so replete with both symbolism and substance.
A leading Catholic aid agency is helping Africans stay in their home countries and avoid often perilous journeys abroad to seek work.
One nun has said that strict lockdowns and inflated prices due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic are pushing some religious communities in Africa to point of hunger, as they cannot afford enough food for themselves and those whom they serve.
As they ruminate on a 2020 presidential election featuring a pro-choice Catholic candidate, US prelates might want to take a look at Burundi as an intriguing test case.
Following a June 10 report by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) that nine of the ten “most neglected displacement crises in the world” are found in Africa, one Nigerian bishop is warning against blaming the West for the situation.
The May 25 killing of African American George Floyd continues to receive condemnation from African governments and citizens, with some describing the killing of an unarmed black man as an unjust murder.