- Nov 26, 2020
With the national government seemingly unable to function in most of the Central African Republic, Bishop Nestor-Desire Nongo-Aziagbia of Bossangoa has negotiated peace settlements with two armed groups operating in his diocese.
The last Catholic healthcare clinic in Eritrea was closed by the government over the weekend in anger over the bishops’ pastoral letter they felt was too critical.
Pope Francis’s surprise kiss on the feet of South Sudanese political leaders is the message of Easter, the country’s Christian leaders said in a joint Easter message.
Rwanda’s Catholic bishops apologized for urging the release of some prisoners convicted for roles in the 1994 genocide, saying they realized by the reaction that they had caused much hurt.
Archbishop Philip Neehman from Tamale, Ghana in many ways has become a pioneer in child protection on the African continent, despite the fact that he said most prelates in his region don’t think the sexual abuse of minors is a pressing issue.
As political protests in Zimbabwe have turned violent and even fatal, reportedly leaving at least 12 people dead, the bishops of the country have called for peaceful resolutions to the crisis.