DRC: Pope Appeals for Peace in Nation

KINSHASA JANUARY 26,2018 (CISA)-Pope Francis has renewed his appeal for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo amid reports of violence as the opposition calls for the exit of President Joseph Kabila. “Troubling news continues to come from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Therefore, I renew my call for everyone to commit to avoiding all […]

KENYA: Fr Bonaventure Luchidio Appointed Director Pontifical Mission Societies

NAIROBI JANUARY 23, 2018 (CISA)-Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples has appointed Fr Bonaventure Luchidio as the new National Director, Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) in Kenya for a five-year term (2017/2022). “I am still in shock since I was informed of the appointment three days ago. I least expected […]

DRC: Church Seek International Help to Solve Crisis

KINSHASA JANUARY 23, 2018 (CISA) – The Episcopal Conference of the Democratic Republic of Congo (CENCO) is calling for international intervention to solve the country’s political problem following deadly protests. “Within the context of the on-going crisis in our country, the bishops of the CENCO  are convinced that within the framework of international cooperation, brothers, friends and […]

KENYA: There is Need for More Consultations on Mass Transfer of Principals, says Bishop Muhatia

NAKURU JANUARY 9, 2018(CISA) – Bishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba, chairman of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) Commission for Education and Religious Education has called for more consultations on the mass transfer of Principals in the country. “There are concerns that have been raised by various partners and stakeholders in education which I think Teachers […]

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, […]