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, […]

KENYA: Political Crisis Offers Opportunity for Honest Dialogue, Catholic Bishops Say

NAIROBI, OCTOBER 13, 2017 (CISA) – “The current crisis can offer Kenya an opportunity to carry out honest dialogue about the underlying unresolved grievances, concerns and anguish,” the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) has said. While calling on Kenyans to desist from any act of violence, the bishop conference committed to resolving the political stalemate […]

ENGLAND: African Anglican Archbishops Boycott Meeting over Same-sex Marriage

CANTERBURY OCTOBER 6, 2017 (CISA) –Three of 39 primates in the Anglican Communion have shunned the Anglican Communion Primates’ Meeting in a show of continuing disagreement with same-sex relationships. Archbishops Nicholas Okoh of Nigeria, Stanley Ntagali of Uganda and Onesphore Rwaje of Rwanda said that they have boycotted the meeting in protest of what they see […]