KENYA: Utilize Knowledge Acquired to Transform the World, Graduands told

NAIROBI NOVEMBER 17, 2017 (CISA) – “Let the Education you acquired in University provide solutions to the problems that the society experience,” Bishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba, Chairman of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) told graduands on November 17. The Bishop was speaking during the 36th graduation ceremony that took place at the main campus […]

VATICAN: Pope to Lead Prayer for Peace in South Sudan, DRC

VATICAN CITY NOVEMBER 17, 2017 (CISA) – Pope Francis will on November 23rd preside over a Prayer for Peace in South Sudan and in the Democratic Republic of Congo in St. Peter’s Basilica at 5.30pm Rome time. The prayer has been organized by “Solidarity with South Sudan” in association with the Justice and Peace office of religious organizations worldwide, and according to the organizers when Pope Francis heard […]

SOMALIA: Elections in Somali-land Prove Democracy is Possible in the Horn of Africa, says Bishop

DJIBOUTI NOVEMBER 14, 2017 (CISA) – Bishop Giorgio Bertin of Djibouti and the Apostolic Administrator of Mogadishu has said the recent elections in Somali-land gives hope and represents an encouraging form of democracy in the region.“ These elections are important because they can continue to demonstrate that some form of democracy is possible in Somali-land and, […]

ZIMBABWE: Court Releases Franciscan Brother accused of Trespass

MUTARE NOVEMBER 14, 2017 (CISA)-Catholic Brazilian Franciscan Brother who was arrested and accused of trespassing in Zimbabwe’s Chiadzwa diamond fields has been released following payment of a fine of US$100 to the Mutare magistrates’ court. Rodrigo Peret of the Pastoral Land Commission of Uberlândia was arrested in Mukwada area alongside twenty others belonging to a group […]

SOMALIA: Pope Approves Cause of Saint of Consolata Sister Killed in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU NOVEMBER 10, 2017(CISA)-Pope Francis has authorized the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate Decree of Sr Leonella Rosa Sgorbati of Consolata Missionaries who was assassinated on September 17, 2006 in Mogadishu. Pope Francis made the announcement on November 8 in audience with Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B — Prefect of the Congregation for […]