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Parents protest as Senegalese Catholic school enforces Islamic headscarf ban Watch

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A prestigious Catholic school in the Senegalese capital of Dakar is going ahead with a ban on students wearing Islamic headscarves, local ... continue reading


In Madagascar, Pope Francis says that joy lightens the demands of discipleship Watch

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Pope Francis Sunday told Catholics in Madagascar that following Jesus can be demanding, but that Christ calls his disciples to place God at ... continue reading



Pope Francis asks for prayers in Madagascar's 'City of Friendship' Watch

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Pope Francis Sunday visited the "City of Friendship," a town on the outskirts of Antananarivo, Madagascar. The town has been built through ... continue reading


Pope to Madagascar religious: To avoid discouragement, focus on praising God Watch

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In an address to priests, religious, and seminarians of Madagascar, Pope Francis emphasized the importance of maintaining a focus on ... continue reading


Peace requires perseverance, Pope Francis tells Mozambican authorities Watch

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In his opening speech in Mozambique Thursday, Pope Francis encouraged the country's authorities to work diligently for peace. Maputo, ... continue reading


Do not let go of joy, Pope Francis urges youth in Mozambique Watch

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Pope Francis encouraged young people of different faiths in Mozambique Thursday to not give up in the face of their country's challenges, ... continue reading



Before it hits the road, the 'popemobile' takes to the seas Watch

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Ahead of a papal trip to Africa, the "popemobile" - the vehicle in which Pope Francis will travel - has been shipped from Kenya to ... continue reading


With plea to global community, Rohingya mark 2 years as refugees Watch

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Two years after a surge of state-sponsored violence in Burma forced more than 1 million members of the Rohingya Muslim minority group to ... continue reading


Abortion groups in South Africa can't find doctors willing to perform abortions Watch

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Despite efforts by abortion advocates to expand the number of abortion clinics in South Africa, doctors in the country are largely ... continue reading


Cardinal Ouedraogo elected president of African bishops' conference Watch

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During the plenary assembly celebrating its golden jubilee, the leadership organization for bishops' conferences in Africa elected Cardinal ... continue reading


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