Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Africa’

Good news – the Catholic Church in Africa

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Allen Ottaro, 28, lives in Nairobi, Kenya. A parishioner at St. Paul’s Catholic University Chapel in the Archdiocese of Nairobi, he studied Environmental Planning and Management at Kenyatta University. Mr. Ottaro is the national coordinator of MAGiS Kenya, an Ignatian young adult ministry, and has worked with the African Jesuit AIDS Network. He is also a cofounder Read more

Catholic bishops of Africa denounce corruption and plunder

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

In a pastoral letter strongly denouncing the “cancer” of corruption and the “plunder” of natural resources, the Catholic bishops of Africa have urged national leaders to promote good governance and democratic transitions. The letter was issued by the Symposium of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences in Africa and Madagascar (SECAM). It was signed by SECAM’S president Cardinal Read more