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Aostolic Nuncio to Kenya, Archbishop Charles Daniel Balvo cuts a cake with Kenya's First Lady, Margaret Kenyatta

Aostolic Nuncio to Kenya, Archbishop Charles Daniel Balvo cuts a cake with Kenya's First Lady, Margaret Kenyatta

Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya encourages dialogue

15/03/2017 14:00

The Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya has called upon Kenyans to make dialogue a priority when settling differences.

 

Drought in Somalia threatens the survival of people and animals

Drought in Somalia threatens the survival of people and animals

Bishop Bertin on the crisis in Somalia

14/03/2017 14:55

Hunger-related illnesses have killed dozens of children over the past two months at just one government-run hospital in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. That’s according to the United Nations. A severe drought has brought Somalia to the brink of famine.

Crowds at the National Prayer Day in Juba, South Sudan last Friday

Crowds at the National Prayer Day in Juba, South Sudan last Friday

Praying for peace in South Sudan

14/03/2017 09:30

Bishop Eduardo Hiiboro has challenged South Sudan President, Salva Kiir to work towards stopping the war and ensure that government soldiers behave professionally.

 

South Sudanese women wait for food distribution by the WFP in Southern Leich State

South Sudanese women wait for food distribution by the WFP in Southern Leich State

South Sudan: the role of the Church and its Action Plan for Peace

13/03/2017 10:23

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir called for a National Day of Prayer for peace and forgiveness on 10 March. On the ground, Churches of different denominations including the Catholic and Anglican Churches, are urging the people to put aside differences and commit to peace-building.

Nigerian Catholic receives Communion

Nigerian Catholic receives Communion

Nigerian Bishops on the state of the nation

10/03/2017 19:19

The Catholic Bishops of Nigeria have issued a Pastoral Statement in which they deal with pressing matters currently affecting the country.

 

Nana Akufo Addo, President of Ghana greets Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello outside the Holy Spirit Cathedral in Accra

Nana Akufo Addo, President of Ghana greets Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello outside the Holy Spirit Cathedral in Accra

Cardinal Bertello concludes visit to Ghana

09/03/2017 12:19

Pope Francis’ envoy to Ghana, Cardinal Bertello, has presided over the re-consecration of Ghana to the Sacred Heart of Jesus on the occasion of that country’s 60th independence anniversary.