- Jul 27, 2021
Nearly three months after being shot shortly after his appointment as the new bishop of Rumbek, Father Christian Carlassare is making good progress in his recovery and says he hopes to return to his diocese “as soon as possible.”
Expressing compassion and solidarity with the people affected by war in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the Ethiopian bishops’ conference said it is not too late to end the violence that has left thousands of people dead and 2 million more displaced.
Because they refuse to be drawn into the partisan fight, both sides now see Catholic clerics as their opponents.
ROME – As violence continues to grip the small southern Africa nation of Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland and the continent’s last remaining monarchy, the country’s lone Catholic bishop says the challenge isn’t just to stop the bloodshed, but to understand why it’s happening. “We need to understand how we
As unrest continues to grow in Africa’s sole absolute monarchy, Eswatini’s sole Catholic bishop is calling for calm and dialogue.
Stella Maris has joined in a global call for ending piracy and improving security in the waters of West Africa.
A longtime Africa watcher has argued that the continent is not as primal as is often depicted in the western world.
Bishop Christian Carlassare of Rumbek, who was shot Sunday night after just two months on the job, has said he is not intimidated by the attack and intends to return as soon as possible to be with his people.