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Congolese Catholics pressure Kabila into submission

Editor's Note: On September 13, 2018, Lucie Sarr of La Croix Africa reported that pressure exerted by the Lay Catholic Committee of Coordination, influenced...

Nigeria’s Zamfara State – where banditry is on the rise

Editor's Note: Earlier this month we carried a two-part reflection from the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Dr. Matthew Hassan KUKAH, on the threats to...

NIGER/Africa: Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly SMA expresses concern over kidnapping of Fr. Pierluigi Maccalli SMA

UPDATE: 3:30PM Wednesday 20 September 2018 Press Release - Feast of Saints Andrew Kim Tae-gon, Paul Chong Ha-sang, and Companions, Thursday 20 September 2018 -...

NIGER/Africa: Update on Abduction of Fr. Pierluigi Maccalli SMA

Latest Update: 10:30am, Thursday 20 September 2018 No request for a ransom yet - Latest from Agenzia Fides: Niamey (Agenzia Fides) - "We have no news...

AFRICA/NIGER – SMA Missionary Kidnapped by suspected Jihadists

Latest Update: 2pm, Wednesday 19 September 2018 In a statement, Niamey’s Archbishop Laurent Lompo said Father Pier Luigi Maccalli was attacked and abducted by “unidentified...

An African perspective on Laudato Si’ – towards an African theology of ecology

Whereas our traditional African cultures were highly concerned with respect for the balance between humankind and its environment, paradoxically this aspect of our tradition,...

SMA Wilton Parish, Cork – Family Fun Day 2018 – Thank You!

"We saw what is possible for a Christian community to be in a small corner of the church today." - Fr. Michael O'Leary, Parish Priest,...

Pope Francis condemns privitization of water and calls for end of plastic pollution

“We need to pray as if everything depended on God’s providence and work as if everything depended on us.” - Pope Francis The Associated Press reported...