Malindi, Kenya: Pastoral Visit Bishop Lagho to Parish of Witu-Kipini
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Malindi, Kenya: Pastoral Visit Bishop Lagho to Parish of Witu-Kipini

BISHOP LAGHO CONCLUDES VISIT TO KIPINI ZONE. Rt. Rev. Willybard Lagho has concluded a two-day visit to Kipini Zone undertaken during his 3-day Pastoral Visit to St. Joseph Freinademetz Parish, Witu-Kipini in the Central Deanery of Catholic Diocese of Malindi. Witu-Kipini Parish, one of the most expansive parishes in the Diocese, comprises Witu and Kipini…

Malindi, Kenya: Bishop Inaugurates Synodal Process
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Malindi, Kenya: Bishop Inaugurates Synodal Process

Dearest people of God in Malindi Diocese,Greetings from St Joseph Freinademetz (Witu-Kipini) Parish. Today I am solemnly announcing the start of Malindi Diocese Synod process by this decree. The Diocesan synod deliberations is part of the universal synod process that has already been opened with a solemn Mass on October 10, 2021 by Our Holy…

DR Congo: When Insecurity Translates into Persecution
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DR Congo: When Insecurity Translates into Persecution

According to the Local Ordinary of Bukavu, seven Parishes, a school, a health center and a Convent were attacked between March and October 2021, in the towns of Karhale, Ciherano, Burhiba, Cahi, Nyamugo, Kadutu, Kanyamulande, Mugogo and Cirirri, the last of these having been attacked last week, on October 6.  “The consequences of all these…

Cameroon Conflict: Bishop of Buea Protests Murder of Young Girl by Policeman
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Cameroon Conflict: Bishop of Buea Protests Murder of Young Girl by Policeman

of The murder of a young female pupil by a policeman in Cameroon is shocking and frighting, a Catholic Bishop in the Central African nation who saw the lifeless body of the “six- year-old” girl has said. On Thursday, October 14, a policeman reportedly opened fire on a car the girl was traveling in Cameroon’s…

Cameroon Conflict: Interview with Archbishop Andrew Nkea of Bamenda
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Cameroon Conflict: Interview with Archbishop Andrew Nkea of Bamenda

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – “In many other parts of the world where there is an ongoing conflict, if someone dies or there are attacks, the press all over the planet talk about it. In Cameroon, clashes, killings, massacres or kidnappings have been taking place every day for years, but nobody talks about it. Obviously…

Pakistan: Sorry Fate of Discriminated Sanitation Workers
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Pakistan: Sorry Fate of Discriminated Sanitation Workers

In a statement issued on Oct. 8, Archbishop Joseph Arshad of Islamabad-Rawalpindi expressed deep sorrow over the tragedy and condemned the loss of precious human lives. “Forcing Nadeem Masih and Faisal Masih to work without any protective measures was criminal negligence. Human life without any distinction of caste, creed and profession is precious and respectable….

Season of Creation: Dublin Archbishop Pastoral Letter on Climate Change
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Season of Creation: Dublin Archbishop Pastoral Letter on Climate Change

“We are living on the edge of huge historical change. Our common home, indeed our only home – this planet – is under threat. Our lifestyles, and the economies which support them are contributing significantly to climate change, and to the crisis it is causing: the many wildfires raging in these days, the melting of…

Cameroon: Bishop of Buea Diocese in Appeal to Get Vaccinated
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Cameroon: Bishop of Buea Diocese in Appeal to Get Vaccinated

Less than 0.3 percent of Cameroonians have been vaccinated against COVID-19 despite the availability of more than one million doses of the Chinese Sinopharm, Oxford-AstraZeneca, and Johnson & Johnson jabs in the Central African country.  According to a May survey by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Cameroon, concerns about the…

Philippines: Bishop Broderick Pabillo Moved to North Palawan
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Philippines: Bishop Broderick Pabillo Moved to North Palawan

Bishop Broderick Pabillo, one of the most courageous voices against Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, will now lead the Catholic Church in northern Palawan. The former apostolic administrator of the Archdiocese of Manila was installed as the second vicar of the Apostolic Vicariate of Taytay on Aug. 19. Bishop Pabillo, whose appointment by Pope Francis was announced on June…

South Sudan: Decade after Independence Country ‘Bleeding Slowly’ – Archbishop
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South Sudan: Decade after Independence Country ‘Bleeding Slowly’ – Archbishop

“It truly a difficult time for us, the people of South Sudan. Our hearts continue to groan with pain, anguish, turmoil, despair and misery as lives are lost every day in every corner of the country,” said a statement from the South Sudan Council of Churches. The council said “conflict has become the context in…

Philippines: New President of Episcopal Conference
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Philippines: New President of Episcopal Conference

Bishop Pablo Virgilio David of Kalookan was elected president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines.
 He was elected Thursday,  during the first of the two-day bishops’ online plenary assembly. The 62-year-old has been serving as conference vice president since December 2017, working alongside Archbishop Romulo Valles of Davao, the outgoing president. Ordained a…