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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


Eritrean bishops say seizure of Catholic schools is 'hatred against the faith' Watch

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Seven religious schools in Eritrea, four of them sponsored by the Catholic Church, have been seized by the country's government this month. ... continue reading


Violence, displacement on the rise in Sahel region of Africa Watch

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Catholic Relief Services is warning of increasing violence and displacement in the Sahel - the vast area of western and north-central ... continue reading


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Bishops across Africa condemn 'xenophobic' attacks in South Africa Watch

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A wave of deadly attacks targeting African foreign nationals in South Africa has caught the attention of national and regional Church ... continue reading


Pope Francis says he hopes 'seeds of peace' will bear fruit in Africa Watch

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Vatican City, (CNA) - Upon his return to the Vatican after a six-day trip to Africa, Pope Francis said Wednesday that he hopes the "seeds ... continue reading


Pray for your enemies, Pope Francis tells Mozambican Catholics Watch

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Jesus calls his followers to a high standard - to forgive their enemies, to pray for those who have hurt them, and to seek reconciliation, ... continue reading


Pope encourages Madagascar's civil leaders to work for 'integral development' Watch

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In an address to the civil authorities of Madagascar Sept. 7, Pope Francis urged the leaders to embrace the "soul" of their country and to ... continue reading



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