BURUNDI: Catholic Bishops Call for Inclusive Dialogue

BUJUMBURA SEPTEMBER 15, 2017(CISA)-The Catholic Bishops Conference of Burundi (CECAB) has called on Burundians to engage in inclusive dialogue to prevent further bloodshed in the nation. In a communiqué released on September 10, the bishops noted that Burundians had suffered so much from war casualties and no responsible citizen should accept that the country plunges […]

KENYA: Put Your House in Order before Holding another Election, Religious Council Tells IEBC

NAIROBI SEPTEMBER 12, 2017(CISA) – Interreligious Council of Kenya (IRC) has called upon the Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to ensure that it puts its house in order before conducting the October 17 fresh Presidential Elections. “IEBC should focus on the coming elections by ensuring that they put their house in order first. Do not […]

NIGERIA: Archbishop Kaigama Calls for Religious Tolerance in Nation

JOS, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017(CISA)-Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos has called for religious tolerance among the country’s different religions and ethnic groups. “There is, therefore, urgent need for forgiveness and reconciliation between ethnic groups, and religious communities; wounds need to heal and those groups feeling marginalised need to get the desired attention. […]

KENYA: Stop Intimidation of the Supreme Court, Catholic Bishops Say

NAIROBI SEPTEMBER 8, 2017(CISA)- The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) has called for an end to open intimidation and threats against the Supreme Court that on September 1 nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta’s win. “We call upon the Jubilee party (ruling Coalition) and other leaders to accept the ruling and stop the threats, intimidation and vendetta […]

KENYA: Anglican Archbishop Warns Politicians against Attacking Supreme Court

MUMIAS SEPTEMBER 5, 2017(CISA) –Archbishop Jackson ole Sapit of the Anglican Church of Kenya has warned politicians against attacking the Supreme Court. Speaking Sunday September 3, during the consecration of Bishop Joseph Wandera of Mumias Diocese at Bomani grounds in Mumias town, Archbishop Sapit told leaders to stop threatening judges for nullifying the election of […]

SOUTH AFRICA: Church Launches Environmental Conservation Awareness Campaign

PRETORIA,SEPTEMBER 5, 2017(CISA) – The Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) has launched an awareness campaign on Environmental Conservation. Speaking during the launch, Fr Sakhi Mofokeng, the General Secretary for the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference, department for Formation, Life, and Apostolate of the Laity said that human beings need to ensure that they help in […]