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 […]

CAMEROON: Church asked to Mediate in Anglophone Crisis

YAOUNDE, MAY 11, 2018 (CISA)– The International Crisis Group (ICG) has urged the Catholic Church to mediate the Anglophone crisis which has seen the loss of more than 100 civilians and 40 security officers in the country. The root of the Anglophone problem can be traced back to the Foumban conference of 1991 that united […]

BURUNDI: Bishops Term Proposed Referendum Vote Untimely

BUJUMBURA, MAY 8, 2018 (CISA)-The Conference of Catholic Bishops of Burundi has expressed its dissatisfaction with the timing of the constitutional referendum vote scheduled for May 17 2018. “In our opinion, the time is not right to amend the constitution in a profound way,” Bishop Joachim Ntahondereye, president of the Bishops’ Conference, said Thursday May […]