- May 24, 2020
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.
Allen Ottaro is the founder and executive director of the Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA). He spoke to Crux about a conference on Laudato Si’ taking place in Kenya.
A new study says 45 percent of child deaths in Africa is due to insufficient food, and officials from Caritas fear the situation is not getting better.