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 […]

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. […]

CAR: Cardinal Nzapalainga Calls for Religious Unity to End Violence

BANGUI SEPTEMBER 8, 2017(CISA) – Cardinal Dieudonné Nzapalainga, Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Bangui has called on Muslims and Christians to work together for peace. “Our aim is to have a united Central Africa, where Christians and Muslims live in peace,” said Cardinal Nzapalainga September 6 during the launch of Central African Religious Confessions Platform (CARCP). […]

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 […]