GHANA:Sustain the Fight to Save Environment, Bishops urge

HO, NOVEMBER 21, 2017(CISA)-Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCB) has called on the government and all stakeholders to sustain all efforts aimed at ending the destruction of environment caused by illegal mining in the country. In a communique signed by President of the Conference, Archbishop Philip Naameh, of Archdiocese of Tamale, the bishops said that illegal mining, popularly […]

VATICAN: Pope to Lead Prayer for Peace in South Sudan, DRC

VATICAN CITY NOVEMBER 17, 2017 (CISA) – Pope Francis will on November 23rd preside over a Prayer for Peace in South Sudan and in the Democratic Republic of Congo in St. Peter’s Basilica at 5.30pm Rome time. The prayer has been organized by “Solidarity with South Sudan” in association with the Justice and Peace office of religious organizations worldwide, and according to the organizers when Pope Francis heard […]

SOMALIA: Elections in Somali-land Prove Democracy is Possible in the Horn of Africa, says Bishop

DJIBOUTI NOVEMBER 14, 2017 (CISA) – Bishop Giorgio Bertin of Djibouti and the Apostolic Administrator of Mogadishu has said the recent elections in Somali-land gives hope and represents an encouraging form of democracy in the region.“ These elections are important because they can continue to demonstrate that some form of democracy is possible in Somali-land and, […]

SOMALIA: Pope Approves Cause of Saint of Consolata Sister Killed in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU NOVEMBER 10, 2017(CISA)-Pope Francis has authorized the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate Decree of Sr Leonella Rosa Sgorbati of Consolata Missionaries who was assassinated on September 17, 2006 in Mogadishu. Pope Francis made the announcement on November 8 in audience with Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B — Prefect of the Congregation for […]