Cameroon: ‘Stand up by truth, enbrace dialogue’ – Bishop Nfon
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Cameroon: ‘Stand up by truth, enbrace dialogue’ – Bishop Nfon

In the Tuesday, February 23 interview, Bishop Agapitus Nfon of Cameroon’s Kumba Diocese located in the Southwestern region invited the government and the secessionist groups to “stand by the truth, embrace dialogue, look at each other as brothers and sisters and accept proposals that will enhance peace and harmony in our country.”  “What is preventing…

Kroonstad, South Africa: ‘For Vaccination Follow Conscience’ – Bishop Peter Holiday
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Kroonstad, South Africa: ‘For Vaccination Follow Conscience’ – Bishop Peter Holiday

South Africa is battling a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic caused by a new mutation of the disease identified as the 501.V2 variant. The new strain has led to a spike in infections that have crossed the one million mark. The country has recorded at least 1.49 million COVID-19 cases, 1.39 million recoveries and 47,899…

Pakistan: Newly Appointed Archbishop of Karachi Prioritises Good Relations with other Faiths
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Pakistan: Newly Appointed Archbishop of Karachi Prioritises Good Relations with other Faiths

Archbishop Joseph Arshad of Islamabad-Rawalpindi told Crux that Travas’s appointment was “very good news” for the Church in Pakistan. “Bishop Benny is called a priest of Karachi, so he is very familiar with the situation of the Archdiocese of Karachi,” he explained. “Bishop Benny is young (54), energetic and will contribute to the growth of the archdiocese….

Homabay, Kenya: Bishop Michael Odiwa Recalls Reaction to Appointment
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Homabay, Kenya: Bishop Michael Odiwa Recalls Reaction to Appointment

Recalling that he “prayed and prayed” after the news, Bishop Odiwa highlighted the Psalm that kept lingering in his mind, “Psalm 46:10 kept coming to my mind as the prayer I needed at that time – be still and know that I am God.” “I realized, then, that the Holy Father’s request was for me…

Bamenda, Cameroon: Archbishop Andrew Nkea’s Powerful Message
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Bamenda, Cameroon: Archbishop Andrew Nkea’s Powerful Message

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Cameroon: Rapturous Welcome to Cardinal Parolin
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Cameroon: Rapturous Welcome to Cardinal Parolin

Warm greetings  from Bamenda where I am home for a for holiday. Am sharing with your a short clip of the beautiful welcome given to His Eminence Pietro Cardinal Parolin,Secretary of the Vatican State, in Bamenda yesterday 30th of Jan 2021. Today 31 Jan 2021 The Cardinal with celebrate Mass in St Joseph’s metropolitan cathedral…

Kenya: Ngong Diocese Launches Year of St.Joseph
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Kenya: Ngong Diocese Launches Year of St.Joseph

Nearly a month after Pope Francis issued a decree proclaiming a special year dedicated to Saint Joseph the spouse of the Virgin Mary and also to mark the 150th anniversary of the saint as patron of the Universal Church, Kenya’s Ngong Diocese has launched a year-long celebration for St. Joseph with monthly reflections for Christians to understand the role of…

Buea, Cameroon: Mgr Michael Bibi Appointed New Bishop
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Buea, Cameroon: Mgr Michael Bibi Appointed New Bishop

The Holy Father has appointed Bishop Michael Miabesue Bibi, until now titular of Amudarsa and auxiliary of the metropolitan archdiocese of Bamenda, as bishop of the diocese of Buéa, Cameroon. (SL) (Agenzia Fides, 5/1/2021) Born on July 28, 1971 in Bamessing, Ndop, North West Region of Cameroon, +Bibi was ordained Priest on April 26, 2000….

Challenges Facing the Church in Pakistan
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Challenges Facing the Church in Pakistan

“We are living in a time marked by loneliness during this pandemic period. But we believe that God never abandons his people and he is with us,” said Archbishop Evarist Pinto, archbishop emeritus of Karachi. Just when it seemed like everything was bad news, Pope Francis surprised us all with a New Year gift of…

Nigeria: Speaking Truth to Power
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Nigeria: Speaking Truth to Power

“Ours has become a nation wrapped in desolation. The prospects of a failed state stare us in the face: endless bloodletting, a collapsing economy, social anomie, domestic and community violence, kidnappings, armed robberies etc. Ours has become a house of horror with fear stalking our homes, highways, cities, hamlets and entire communities,” Bishop Kukah says….

Msgr Wilybard Lagho Appointed Bishop of the Diocese of Malindi, Kenya
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Msgr Wilybard Lagho Appointed Bishop of the Diocese of Malindi, Kenya

The Holy Father has appointed as bishop of the diocese of Malindi, Kenya, the Reverend Msgr. Wilybard Lagho, of the clergy of Mombasa, until now vicar general of the same metropolitan archdiocese. Curriculum vitae Msgr. Wilybard Lagho was born on 23 March 1958 in Taita-Taveta, in the metropolitan archdiocese of Mombasa. He studied philosophy at Saint…

Tororo, Uganda: Archbishop Emeritus James Odongo Laid to Rest
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Tororo, Uganda: Archbishop Emeritus James Odongo Laid to Rest

The Chairman of AMECEA, Rt. Rev. Charles Kasonde who is also the Bishop of Solwezi Diocese in Zambia highlighted in his message the memories that the bishops of the region have of Archbishop Odongo. “The bishops in AMECEA region which he served as chairman from 1973-1979 shall remember Most Rev. Odongo not only as a…