Cardinal Urges State to Fund Faith Based Health Care Providers

[CISA] Abuja -John Cardinal Onaiyekan of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja, has called on the government to collaborate with the Church in taming infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS.

[CISA] Abuja -John Cardinal Onaiyekan of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja, has called on the government to collaborate with the Church in taming infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Muslims Seek Refuge in Cathedral to Escape Violence

[CISA] Bangui -Two thousand Muslims have taken refuge in the Cathedral of Bangassou and are being guarded by UN peacekeepers, Bishop Juan José Aguirre Muñoz of Bangassou said July 27.

[CISA] Bangui -Two thousand Muslims have taken refuge in the Cathedral of Bangassou and are being guarded by UN peacekeepers, Bishop Juan José Aguirre Muñoz of Bangassou said July 27.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Insecurity Is the Biggest Threat to Credible Elections, Religious Leaders Say

[CISA] Nairobi -Religious leaders from different faiths in Kenya have urged security agencies to enforce security coverage for all Kenyans noting that the strongest threat to credible, peaceful, free and fair elections is the compromise of peace and se…

[CISA] Nairobi -Religious leaders from different faiths in Kenya have urged security agencies to enforce security coverage for all Kenyans noting that the strongest threat to credible, peaceful, free and fair elections is the compromise of peace and security.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Civil Society Opposes President’s Declaration of State of Emergency

[CISA] Lusaka -Civil society groups and opposition parties in Zambia are against President Edgar Lungu’s decision to declare a state of emergency in response to the recent market fires suspected to have been deliberately sparked by arsonists.

[CISA] Lusaka -Civil society groups and opposition parties in Zambia are against President Edgar Lungu's decision to declare a state of emergency in response to the recent market fires suspected to have been deliberately sparked by arsonists.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

It’s Time to Declare Bankruptcy, Bishops Urge Government

[CISA] Juba -Bishop Edward Hiiboro Kussala President of Sudan Catholic Bishops Conference (SCBC) has challenged the government to declare itself bankrupt and seek bailout from the international community.

[CISA] Juba -Bishop Edward Hiiboro Kussala President of Sudan Catholic Bishops Conference (SCBC) has challenged the government to declare itself bankrupt and seek bailout from the international community.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Amecea Congratulates Church for 125 Years of Catholic Faith

[CISA] Lusaka -Berhaneyesus Cardinal Souraphiel, Chairman of the Association of Members Episcopal Conferences of Eastern Africa (AMECEA), has applauded the Church in Zambia for 125 years of Catholic Faith.

[CISA] Lusaka -Berhaneyesus Cardinal Souraphiel, Chairman of the Association of Members Episcopal Conferences of Eastern Africa (AMECEA), has applauded the Church in Zambia for 125 years of Catholic Faith.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Comply With Pope Francis’ Directive, Cardinal Urges Priests

[CISA] Abuja -John Cardinal Onaiyekan, the Apostolic Administrator of Ahiara Diocese, has called on the priests of the diocese to comply and write an apology letter to Pope Francis by July 9.

[CISA] Abuja -John Cardinal Onaiyekan, the Apostolic Administrator of Ahiara Diocese, has called on the priests of the diocese to comply and write an apology letter to Pope Francis by July 9.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Media and Religious Groups Should Work to Unite the People, Bishop Says

[CISA] Nairobi -Bishop Cornelius Korir, the Chairman of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops-Catholic Justice and Peace (KCCB-CJPC) has asked religious groups and media to strive to unite Kenyans as election nears.

[CISA] Nairobi -Bishop Cornelius Korir, the Chairman of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops-Catholic Justice and Peace (KCCB-CJPC) has asked religious groups and media to strive to unite Kenyans as election nears.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

UN Calls On Government to Step-Up Rescue of Girls Abducted By Boko Haram

[CISA] Abuja -A United Nations human rights committee has called on the Nigerian government to step up efforts to rescue all women and girls abducted by Boko Haram and to ensure they return to school without stigma.

[CISA] Abuja -A United Nations human rights committee has called on the Nigerian government to step up efforts to rescue all women and girls abducted by Boko Haram and to ensure they return to school without stigma.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria