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Burkina Faso bishop: As violence continues, 'nobody is listening' Watch

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Following the death of more than a dozen Christians in a church shooting over the weekend, a Burkina Faso bishop said Western governments ... continue reading


In West Africa, Church leaders meet to discuss humanitarian crisis Watch

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Bishops and Catholic leaders from West Africa concluded a two-day meeting last week by reaffirming their commitment to work for an end to ... continue reading



Statement of 11 nations opposes 'reproductive rights' focus of Nairobi Summit Watch

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On the sidelines of the Nairobi Summit, the US and 10 other nations delivered a joint statement Thursday indicating their commitment to ... continue reading


Nigerian priest abducted and released, officials increase security measures Watch

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The vice-rector of a seminary in Nigeria was kidnapped earlier this week and released two days later, the latest in the ongoing violence ... continue reading


Brazilian bishop: Yes, Amazon people can understand celibacy Watch

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A retired bishop from Brazil has spoken out against the claim that married priests are necessary in the Amazon region because the ... continue reading


Missionary: Married priests in Amazon wouldn't get to the root of the problem Watch

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A South American missionary to Angola who is participating in the Amazon Synod at the invitation of the pope has said the proposal to ... continue reading



As Angola drought continues, Catholic Church calls for emergency declaration Watch

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As a severe drought continues to devastate regions of Angola, the Catholic Church in the country is asking the government to declare a ... continue reading


African Heritage Mass in Philadelphia draws Catholics from 21 countries Watch

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Hundreds of African Catholics gathered last Sunday for an annual Mass in Philadelphia, blending cultures, languages, and attire from across ... continue reading


Burkina Faso Jesuit is the first African to win prestigious Ratzinger Prize Watch

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A Jesuit priest from Burkina Faso has made history as the first African to win the prestigious Ratzinger Prize, which honors the work and ... continue reading


Burundi official calls for laicization of bishops over election message Watch

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Government officials in Burundi have accused the country's bishops of spreading hatred and division following a message from the bishops ... continue reading


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