- Nov 28, 2020
A survivor of clerical sexual abuse and an advocate for fellow victims has said she is disappointed in the Church’s handling of the issue during last month’s Synod of Bishops on youth, saying the lack of a unified consensus is thwarting any progress that could be made.
Catholic leaders in the Central African Republic are “outraged” over the calls by a self-styled Church defense group for Christians to carry out revenge attacks on Muslims.
A new sex-education program created by the government of Uganda will be rejected by Christian schools unless considerable revisions are made, the Catholic bishops of the country have said.
While globalization at its best can enable the sharing of spiritual and material riches, it also can lead to huge destruction, the bishops of Europe and Africa said after a four-day meeting in Fatima, Portugal.
The service for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who died April 2 at age 81, was attended by tens of thousands of people and was followed by a burial ceremony at a memorial park north of Johannesburg.
Amidst violent clashes between nomadic-herdsmen and settled farmers in central Nigeria, Catholic bishops met with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, urging him to work towards a peaceful, equitable solution.