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

Take Active Role in Politics, Archbishop Ndlovu Urges Christians

[CISA] Harare -Archbishop Robert Ndlovu of the Catholic Archdiocese of Harare has urged Christians in the country to take an active role in politics ahead of General Election scheduled for 2018.

[CISA] Harare -Archbishop Robert Ndlovu of the Catholic Archdiocese of Harare has urged Christians in the country to take an active role in politics ahead of General Election scheduled for 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Bishop Urges Tolerance Towards Political Aspirants

[CISA] Iten -Bishop Cornelius Korir, Chairman of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops-Justice and Peace Commission(CJPC) has called on Kenyans to exercise tolerance towards presidential aspirants irrespective of their political affiliations.

[CISA] Iten -Bishop Cornelius Korir, Chairman of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops-Justice and Peace Commission(CJPC) has called on Kenyans to exercise tolerance towards presidential aspirants irrespective of their political affiliations.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Pope Appoints Fr Jesus Ruiz Molina Auxiliary Bishop of Bangassou

[CISA] Bangui -Pope Francis on July 11, appointed Fr Jesus Ruiz Molina as the Auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Bangassou in Central African Republic.

[CISA] Bangui -Pope Francis on July 11, appointed Fr Jesus Ruiz Molina as the Auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Bangassou in Central African Republic.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic