SOUTH AFRICA: Justice and Peace Commission asks Mining Corporations to Explain use of Tax Havens

RETORIA DECEMBER 1, 2017 (CISA) – The Justice and Peace Commission for Southern African Catholics Bishops Conference (SACBC) on Nov 29 wrote an open letter to 21 mining companies operating in South Africa asking each to explain their use of tax havens.  New research conducted for the SACBC Justice and Peace Commission shows that these 21 companies, which […]

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 […]

KENYA: Archdiocese Celebrates Imposition of Pallium on Archbishop Muheria

NYERI SEPTEMBER 19, 2017(CISA) – The Catholic Archdiocese of Nyeri, on Saturday September 16, celebrated the imposition of the Pallium on Most Rev Anthony Muheria who was installed Archbishop on June 17, 2017. Archbishop Daniel Balvo, the Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya and South Sudan formally vested Archbishop Muheria with the Pallium in a ceremony attended by […]

MALAWI: Archbishop Ziyaye Urges Catholic Youth to be Exemplary

SALIMA SEPTEMBER 15, 2017(CISA) – Archbishop Tarcisius Ziyaye of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lilongwe has urged the Catholic youth in the country to be ‘the light and salt of their society’, and called on them to be conversant with Catholic Social Teaching. “I encourage you, brothers and sisters, to use your Christian conscience properly to avoid […]