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May 18, 2021
The Vatican on Monday announced the resignation of Bishop Joseph Banga Bane, just two days shy of the Congolese prelate’s sixty-fourth birthday. Pope John Paul II named Joseph Banga Bishop of the Diocese of Buta in 1995 when he was just 38 years old. Just last month, Bishop Banga celebrated the silver jubilee of his
March 03, 2021
Hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped from a state boarding school in the north west Nigeria state of Zamfara last week have been released, a local official announced.
February 03, 2021
As opposition parties in Tigray warn of a "humanitarian disaster", Bishop Paul Swarbrick has called on the UK government to increase its support for the people of the Ethiopian region.
February 13, 2020
The Catholic Church has sometimes had a tense relationship with the Rwandan government. But last month officials announced that they were donating a 14-acre plot for the construction of a new Catholic cathedral in the capital, Kigali. It will be built on land that was formerly occupied by one of the country’s largest and oldest
June 22, 2018
The priest was told to 'reconsider his ways' after using rap music to attract young people to church
November 29, 2017
The bishops only say that 'integration' and 'discernment' are necessary
November 02, 2017
By 2050, the leading Catholic nations will be in Africa, Asia and Latin America. This will change everything
October 13, 2017
Bishop Matthew Kukah accused Western leaders of 'turning their backs' in Christianity