SIERRA LEONE: Jesuits Launch Funds Drive for Flood Victims in Nation

FREE TOWN AUGUST 29, 2017(CISA)-The Jesuit North-West Africa Province has launched a fundraising drive to help in the long-term reconstruction of areas devastated by mudslides and flooding on August 14, 2017 in Freetown, Sierra Leone. “… We appeal to all our Jesuit companions, communities and institutions throughout the Society, our collaborators-in-mission, friends and benefactors and […]

KENYA: Mourners Demand Justice Following Murder of Electoral Commission Official

NAIROBI AUGUST 18, 2017(CISA)-The family and friends of the slain Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC), ICT manager Christopher Chege Msando have called on the government to arrest and prosecute those behind his murder. In a requiem Mass at the Consolata Shrine for the IEBC official on August 17, the late Msando’s wife Eva Buyu said […]

KENYA: To Lose even one Life because of Elections is Abominable, Catholic Bishops Say

NAIROBI AUGUST 18, 2017(CISA)-“Dear Kenyans, to lose even one life because of elections is abominable. To injure or maim anybody is unacceptable. This must never be allowed in any civilized society like Kenya,” the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) has said. The declaration of the August 8 presidential polls was met by protests by […]

KENYA: School Chaplaincy will enhance Evangelization of Young People, says Bishop

NAIROBI AUGUST 22, 2017 (CISA) – Bishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba, Chairman Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB), Commission for Education and Religious Education has said government’s decision to institutionalize chaplaincy will improve evangelization of young people. “Structured chaplaincy service is an answer to our prayers. Through the chaplaincy service, evangelization of young people will be enhanced […]

SIERRA LEONE: Bishops Condole with Bereaved Families of Flood Victims

FREE TOWN AUGUST 22, 2017(CISA)-Catholic Bishops Conference of Sierra Leone (CBCS) has condoled with the families of the recent floods, landslides and mudslides disaster in the nation’s capital, Freetown. “We, the Catholic Bishops of Sierra Leone, wish to add our voice in extending heartfelt and sincere condolences to President Ernest Bai Koroma, the President of the Republic […]