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 […]

SOUTH AFRICA: Bishops Raise Concern over Unemployment Crisis in Nation

JOHANNESBURG AUGUST 22, 2017(CISA)-Southern Africa Catholic Bishops Conference (SACCB), Justice and Peace Commission has called on the government to convene a job summit to discuss the nation’s unemployment crisis. “We are deeply worried about the levels of retrenchment and unemployment in our country. All the sectors of our economy are shedding jobs and expanding the […]

KENYA: Be Instruments of Integrity, Catholic Schools Principals Urged

NAIROBI AUGUST 22, 2017(CISA) – Bishop Philip Anyolo, Chairman, Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) has urged Catholic educators to be leaders of integrity in and out of their schools. Bishop Anyolo was speaking today when he presided over the official opening of the Catholic Schools Principals’ Association (CASPA-Kenya) 4th Annual Conference held at the Catholic University […]

NIGERIA: Bishops Urge Clergy and Faithful of Ahiara Diocese to Obey the Pope

ABUJA AUGUST 25, 2017 (CISA) – The Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of Owerri have called on the priests, religious and lay faithful of Ahiara Diocese to comply with Pope Francis’ directive, accept Bishop Peter Okpaleke as their bishop, and prepare for his installation. “We… earnestly call on all the priests, religious and laity of […]