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Zimbabwe conference urges cooperation to fight human trafficking Watch

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A recent conference in Zimbabwe encouraged government officials, church leaders and academics to work together to fight human trafficking. ... continue reading


Nicaraguan cardinal asks prayers that peace be the fruit of justice Watch

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The Archbishop of Managua encouraged the faithful Monday to pray so that peace in Nicaragua be the fruit of justice. Managua, Nicaragua, ... continue reading



Nigerian leaders honor deceased bishop as servant, peacemaker Watch

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 At a funeral earlier this month, Nigerian religious and political leaders paid tribute to Bishop Kevin Aje of Sokoto, well-known as a ... continue reading


Amid Uganda Ebola scare, Catholic aid group is ready to help Watch

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Catholic Relief Services is monitoring the health situation in Uganda, following two confirmed deaths from the Ebola virus. Kampala, ... continue reading


Rwandan troops block pilgrims from attending Ugandan martyr celebration Watch

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Some 200 Rwandans were blocked by national troops from crossing the border with Uganda to attend a pilgrimage in the neighboring country on ... continue reading


In war-torn South Sudan, two Spanish priests build a shrine to Our Lady of the Rosary Watch

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Ave Maria, the parish church outside Mupoi, South Sudan, fell into disrepair decades ago. It was abandoned at the beginning of Sudan's ... continue reading



South African bishops: New president must tackle corruption, poverty Watch

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In the wake of President Cyril Ramaphosa's successful reelection bid last week, South Africa's Catholic bishops are applauding the ... continue reading


To promote peace, Ghana's chief Muslim cleric goes to Mass Watch

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As part of his efforts to increase interreligious peace, Ghana's chief imam attended Easter Mass ahead of his 100th birthday celebration. ... continue reading


Death toll in DRC Ebola outbreak reaches 1,000 Watch

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The Ebola outbreak that began last August in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has now claimed more than 1,000 lives, the nation's ... continue reading


Nicaraguan bishops lament continued suffering under Ortega Watch

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The Nicaraguan bishops lamented Wednesday that "the Nicaraguan family continues to suffer," and called for no more "repressive actions and ... continue reading


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