ZIMBABWE: Church to Translate Constitution into Local Languages

HARARE DECEMBER 19, 2017(CISA)-Zimbabwe Catholics Bishops’ Conference (ZCBC) and Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Justice have signed a deal to facilitate translation of the country’s constitution into local languages. Fr Fradereck Chiromba, ZCBC secretary General said that the Church was committed towards ensuring every citizen had a fair understanding of the Constitution together with its provisions. “Basically, […]

KENYA: National Dialogue Should Favour Citizens not just Politicians, Religious Leaders say

MOMBASA DECEMBER 15, 2017 (CISA) –Religious leaders in Mombasa under the umbrella group Mombasa Church Forum (MCF) have called for an all inclusive national dialogue that does not only favor politicians in order to solve the country’s problems. “While Kenyans are desperately longing for lasting solutions to the chronic issues that threaten to fragment our […]

SOUTH SUDAN: Amnesty Appeals for Global Interventions on Human Rights Violations

JUBA DECEMBER 15, 2017(CISA)-Amnesty International, an international human rights agency has called for urgent global interventions to end the horrific human rights violations in South Sudan. “Coordinated and sustained international action is needed now more than ever to end the suffering in South Sudan, especially as the rainy season ends and the dry season begins, […]

ZAMBIA: We Don’t Recognize Divorce by Courts, says Archbishop Mpundu

LUSAKA, DECEMBER 8, 2017(CISA) – Archbishop Telesphore-George Mpundu of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lusaka has said that the Church in Zambia will not recognize divorce being carried out in civil courts in the country. “The Church does not recognize divorces granted by civil courts of whatever level granted to Catholic couples because a validly contracted Catholic […]