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Zimbabwe's Catholic Bishops with Pope Francis on an ad-limina visit to Rome (file)

Zimbabwe's Catholic Bishops with Pope Francis on an ad-limina visit to Rome (file)

Zimbabwe’s Catholic Bishops on the Elections of 2018

04/06/2017 19:08

Ahead of Zimbabwe’s 2018 general elections, the country’s Catholic Bishops, on Pentecost Sunday, issued a pastoral letter on the elections. 

 

Pope Francis with Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi

Pope Francis greets Anglican Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi, together with the outgoing director of Rome's Anglican Centre, Archbishop David Moxon

Pope Francis meets new head of Anglican Centre, AB Ntahoturi

02/06/2017 18:13

Pope Francis meets the incoming director of the Anglican Centre, Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi of Burundi, who says his appointment can help Anglicans and Catholics work more closely together on key issues of reconciliation, poverty and human trafficking

Liturgical dancers during the 2016 Uganda Martyrs Day celebration

Liturgical dancers during the 2016 Uganda Martyrs Day celebration

All set for the 2017 Uganda Martyrs Day celebration

02/06/2017 14:04

Last minutes preparations are in full swing for the 2017 Uganda Martyrs Day celebration due Saturday, 3 June 3 at Namugongo Catholic Shrine.

 

Faithful gather for Mass at Assumption of Our Lady Catholic Church in Nweli, South Africa.

Faithful gather for Mass at Assumption of Our Lady Catholic Church in Nweli, South Africa

Pope's prayer intention for May: Christians in Africa

04/05/2017 15:18

Pope Francis’ prayer intention for May is dedicated to Christians in Africa: That Christians in Africa, in imitation of the Merciful Jesus, may give prophetic witness to reconciliation, justice, and peace.

 

Chairperson of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia.

Chairperson of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia.

Bishops of West Africa discuss pastoral concerns with ECOWAS

11/04/2017 11:40

Catholic Bishops of West Africa have singled out religious intolerance, youth unemployment and the menace of marauding herdsmen as some of the major pastoral challenges facing West Africa.

 

Father James Channan ‎OP and Imam Abdul Khabir Azad of Lahore, Pakistan.

Father James Channan ‎OP and Imam Abdul Khabir Azad of Lahore, Pakistan.

Pakistani Catholic priest and imam honoured for interreligious harmony

18/03/2017 16:44

Dominican ‎priest Father James Channan and Imam Abdul Khabir Azad, both of Pakistan have been honoured with the Award for Interreligious Harmony” 2017 by the ‎African branch of United Religions Initiative (URI).  

 

Internally displaced Somali families rest as they flee from drought stricken regions in Lower Shabelle region

Internally displaced Somali families rest as they flee from drought stricken regions in Lower Shabelle region before entering makeshift camps in Somalia's capital Mogadishu.

UK aid agencies respond to East Africa hunger crisis

18/03/2017 11:03

Aid agencies are stepping up their efforts to help 16 million people facing starvation across East Africa.