- Jul 4, 2020
As South Africa prepares for the COVID-19 pandemic to get worse in the country, Church leaders are warning that the country must work to become more economically inclusive once the crisis is over.
Church officials and experts in Africa say domestic violence is rising during government-enforced measures to fight COVID-19. Now, African Catholic leaders want the crimes tackled.
Throughout Africa, church officials are working to fight the stigma that comes with the pandemic. But in some areas, people fear death from hunger more than death from COVID-19.
Bishop Sithembele Sipuka of Mthatha, South Africa, is urging Catholics not to forget the poor, who are most impacted by the fallout of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.