KENYA: Principals of Catholic Secondary Schools in Bungoma Meet to Enhance Academic Performance

BUNGOMA, MAY 18, 2018 (CISA) -The Catholic Diocese of Bungoma Education Department today hosted 340 Principals and directors of public catholic sponsored secondary schools to a meeting to discuss enhancement of academic performance. The meeting that took place at St. Patrick’s Pastoral Centre, Kabula was graced by  Bishop Norman King’oo Wambua of Bungoma Diocese who in […]

SOUTH AFRICA: Bishops Condemn Attack on Mosque

CAPE TOWN, MAY 18, 2018 (CISA) – The South African Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC) has condemned an attack on a mosque in the country which claimed life of one man and left two injured. “We strongly condemn this bloody and futile attack and call upon law enforcement agencies to work diligently to bring the perpetrators to […]

BENIN: President Talon Meets Pope Francis in Rome

VATICAN CITY, MAY 18, 2018(CISA)-President Patrice Talon today visited Vatican City for the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the late Cardinal Benard Gantin, who died in May 2008. President Talon was received at the Vatican Apostolic Palace by Pope Francis, where they held a brief meeting, where the Pope acknowledged, “…the existing good relations between […]

ETHIOPIA: Church Set to Host 19th AMECEA Plenary Meeting

ADDIS ABABA MAY 18, 2018(CISA)– The Ethiopian Bishops Conference is set to host the 19th Plenary Assembly of the AMECEA (Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa) scheduled for July, 2018 in Addis Ababa. The executive board members have expressed satisfaction with the preparatory work done by the host conference which will be hosting the plenary […]

CAMEROON: Gun men Attack Archdiocese of Douala Headquarters

CAMEROON: Gun men Attack Archdiocese of Douala Headquarters YAOUNDE, May 15, 2018 (CISA) –“Projectiles were shot at the Archdiocese of Douala headquarters, breaking its windows,” Dieudonne Bayemeg, the local Vicar General said in a statement dated May 7. According to the Actualité du Cameroun news agency, the attack was widely believed to be linked to […]

UGANDA: Tororo Archdiocese Prepares to Animate Martyrs’ Day

KAMPALA MAY 15, 2018 (CISA)-Over 7,000 pilgrims from Catholic Archdiocese of Tororo have registered to visit Uganda Martyrs Shrine Namugongo ahead of June 3 celebrations. According to the Uganda Episcopal Conference, Tororo Archdiocese will animate the celebrations on behalf of Tororo Ecclesiastical Province which comprises of the Dioceses of Jinja, Kotido, Moroto, Soroti and Tororo. […]

DRC: WHO to Deploy Ebola Vaccine Country

KINSHASA, MAY 15, 2018 (CISA) – The World Health Organization (WHO) has obtained 4,000 doses of Ebola vaccine for deployment in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Speaking to Reuters on May 13, WHO’s Africa director, Matshidiso Moeti, said, “We’re working on the deployment of these materials, especially readying the cold chain. The start date of […]