LESOTHO: Christian Council Urges Government, Opposition to Observe Rule of Law

MASERU, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017(CISA) – The Christian Council of Lesotho (CCL) has called on the government, the opposition and the general public to observe the rule of law to ensure peace and stability in the country. In a statement on September 12, the council warned against media polarization, saying this had contributed to the current climate […]

MALAWI: Archbishop Ziyaye Urges Catholic Youth to be Exemplary

SALIMA SEPTEMBER 15, 2017(CISA) – Archbishop Tarcisius Ziyaye of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lilongwe has urged the Catholic youth in the country to be ‘the light and salt of their society’, and called on them to be conversant with Catholic Social Teaching. “I encourage you, brothers and sisters, to use your Christian conscience properly to avoid […]

VATICAN: Freed Indian Priest Fr Tom Meets Pope Francis

VATICAN CITY SEPTEMBER 15, 2017(CISA) – Pope Francis on September 13 met Fr Tom Uzhunnalil, a day after his release from captivity. According to the Vatican newspaper, L’Osservatore Romano, the Pope welcomed Fr Uzhunnalil, an Indian Salesian priest, at his residence, the Domus Sanctae Marthae. Arriving before Pope Francis, the Salesian knelt before him and kissed […]

BURUNDI: Catholic Bishops Call for Inclusive Dialogue

BUJUMBURA SEPTEMBER 15, 2017(CISA)-The Catholic Bishops Conference of Burundi (CECAB) has called on Burundians to engage in inclusive dialogue to prevent further bloodshed in the nation. In a communiqué released on September 10, the bishops noted that Burundians had suffered so much from war casualties and no responsible citizen should accept that the country plunges […]