- Apr 16, 2021
One of Africa’s most senior Catholic leaders has denounced the imposition of “foreign ideologies” across the continent and urged Africans to seek modernization without succumbing to Western influences that erode family bonds.
East Africa is currently facing a unprecedented amount of anti-Christian persecution, according to Open Doors USA.
East Africa has been suffering a series of intense floods that have affected an estimated 6 million people.
Catholic Relief Services, the overseas development arm of the U.S. bishops, says that erosion, soil fertility depletion, and competition between herders and farmers are hurting agriculture on the continent.
Farmers and ranchers in the Salina Diocese are plowing the way on a new pilot project, connecting U.S. farmers to those in Africa.
As the world reels from the COVID-19 pandemic, the poorest nations are suffering another problem: Crippling debt that has become nearly impossible to pay after the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus crisis.
As Catholic groups worldwide divest from fossil fuels, some priests, environmental conservationists and activists in East Africa are resisting an oil pipeline taking shape in their region.
As the Church marks the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation on Sep. 1, Capuchin Brother Benedict Ayodi says September should be used by Christians to “reconcile with our Creator through communion with creation”