- Jul 27, 2021
As the fighting intensifies in the Cabo Delgado province in northern Mozambique, children are paying a stiff price.
As conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region continues to worsen, there are increasing calls for international action against rape as a weapon of war.
Bishop Mathew Kukah of Sokoto says “our people have risen to the challenge” of Islamic terrorism in Nigeria.
Catholic charities in Lebanon are applauding Pope Francis decision to invite the country’s Christian leaders to the Vatican on July 1 to pray for peace and stability in the country.
“We are facing a genocide in every aspect of life,” Uyghur journalist and activist Gulchehra Hoja told the event. “I speak for my mother, my father, my brother, and the millions desperate to be safe.”
In their homilies this weekend, both Bishop Silvio Baez, auxiliary of Managua, and Bishop Rolando Alvarez of Matagalpa had a similar message addressed to Nicaragua’s political class.
The pontifical charity Aid to the Church in Need hopes to raise $51,000 to erect a security wall around the major seminary of the Good Shepherd in Nigeria’s Sokoto Diocese.
During the presentation of a report on religious freedom produced by a papal charitable foundation, Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian who spent eight years on death row on blasphemy charges, appealed to her country’s government to put an end to this discriminatory law.