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Jos killings: not a religious conflict

Over 500 die in destruction of three villages in the Jos area of Plateau State Once again an outbreak of ethnic conflict in the...
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Curfew in Lofa county, Liberia

The small west African state of Liberia (Africa's oldest Republic) is slowly rebuilding itself after years of civil war and sadly reports are arriving of...

Political crisis in Ivory Coast

Political crisis: new Independent Electoral Commission created, Bishops tell politicians not to take the people 'hostage' Abidjan (Agenzia Fides) – The new Independent Electoral...

Rediscover God’s love for each one of us

Archbishop Lele of Mombasa says Lent is a perfect time to rediscover God's love for each one of us Mombasa (Agenzia Fides) – Lent “helps...

2010 Elections in the Central African Republic

“A disembodied Christianity has no right to citizenship in Central Africa," Bishops say, calling faithful to coherence in preparation for elections Bangui (Agenzia Fides)...

Military coup in Niger

A report on the coup d'etat in Niger, where the SMA have several missions Some backgorund information: The Niger population is just over 15 million...

Synod of Bishops 2009

Intervention at the Synod by Superior General, Fr Kieran O'Reilly SMA The 2nd Special Assembly for Africa of the Synod of Bishops. October...

Philippines Advent Mass

Advent in the Philippines "Simbang Gabi" Masses The Filipino way of preparing for Christmas during the Advent Season is quite unique. December 16 is...