- Jan 25, 2020
Two African bishops weigh in on the Francis effect on the African continent.
In Africa, the Catholic Church plays a crucial role in peace building.
By introducing a Swahili Mass, an African immigrant to Canada is hoping to bring others back to the Church.
For two years Pope Francis has been vocal about his intention to visit South Sudan as soon as security conditions allow, and while peacemaking is still in progress, one man close to the negotiations has said it’s only a matter of time.
As Africa’s bishops contemplate this week what their priorities will be for the foreseeable future, one proposal under strong consideration is the creation of a special office for youth apostolate.
This week marks a significant milestone for the Catholic Church in Africa, whose continental bishops’ conference is celebrating its 50th anniversary, highlighting years of rapid growth and missionary expansion.