Pope Francis: Visit to Congo and South Sudan Still On
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Pope Francis: Visit to Congo and South Sudan Still On

Pope Francis is in contact with the head of the Anglican Communion and the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in view of realizing their postponed ecumenical trip to South Sudan. In a conversation with reporters on the flight from Rome to Kazakhstan on September 13, the Holy Father said he recently had a zoom…

South Sudan: Pope’s Planned Ecumenical Visit Unique
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South Sudan: Pope’s Planned Ecumenical Visit Unique

n a Thursday, May 19 interview with ACI Africa, Fr. Jim Greene who is the Executive Director of Solidarity with South Sudan (SSS) said the coming of Pope Francis to South Sudan is “a huge occasion” for the people of God in the country.  “It’s a huge occasion for the rejoicing of Bishops, Priests, and Laity. The ecumenical approach…

DR Congo: Logo and Motto of Prospective Papal Visit – ‘All Reconciled in Jesus Christ’
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DR Congo: Logo and Motto of Prospective Papal Visit – ‘All Reconciled in Jesus Christ’

Vatican officials explain the symbolism of the logo that “features a map of the African country with the contours in the design displaying the colors of the flag.” “The map also has graphics showing the earth’s biodiversity and has an open border to the west as a sign of the warm welcome given to this…

DR Congo: Setting up Shrine to Blessed Isidore Bakanja ahead of Papal Visit
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DR Congo: Setting up Shrine to Blessed Isidore Bakanja ahead of Papal Visit

Plans are underway for Catholic Bishops in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to partner with the government of the Central African nation to construct a shrine in memory of Blessed Isidore Bakanja ahead of the planned Papal visit in July. On Tuesday, March 8, representatives of the Episcopal Conference of Congo (CENCO) had a meeting with DRC’s…

South Sudan: Papal Visit Boost to Stalling Peace Process
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South Sudan: Papal Visit Boost to Stalling Peace Process

Expectations are high in South Sudan after the recent announcement that Pope Francis is scheduled to make his long-awaited visit to the country in July, bringing what many hope will be a message of comfort and also a fresh boost to the national peace process. Speaking to Crux, Irish Sister Orla Treacy said that the general…

Pope to Visit DR Congo and South Sudan in July
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Pope to Visit DR Congo and South Sudan in July

Fulfilling a promise made years ago, Pope Francis this July will visit South Sudan, a country torn by a civil war. He will also visit the Democratic Republic of Congo. “At the invitation of their respective Heads of State and Bishops, His Holiness Pope Francis will make an Apostolic Journey to the Democratic Republic of…

Witu-Kipini, Kenya: Visit General Superior
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Witu-Kipini, Kenya: Visit General Superior

The Rt Rev Fr Michael Corcoran, the Mill Hill Missionaries’ General superior, is visiting Witu-Kipini parish. On his arrival on the 18th of January 2022, he immediately visited Kakathe Mission station.  Kakathe is the last mission in Witu  bordering Boni Forest and Pandanguo. Boni forest has been known for terror group Al Shaabab related activities….