Source: Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) |

Continental Synodal Team Meeting

The meeting, which is the first of two meetings is to enable the Church in Africa pray, listen and discern on the Document for the Continental Synodality (DSC)

The Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) (www.SECAM.org), in collaboration with the African Synodality Initiative (ASI), has gathered members of the African Continental Synodal Team from 6th to 9th December, 2022 in Accra, Ghana. The meeting, which is the first of two meetings is to enable the…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Muslim Parliamentary Caucus demands release of sheikhs

Led by Hon. Asuman Basalirwa (NUP, Bugiri Municipality), the legislators condemned the illegal arrest of Muslim leaders and their continued detention without trial

Members of Parliament under the Muslim Parliamentary Caucus have demanded for the unconditional release of Sheikh Yahya Mwanje. Led by Hon. Asuman Basalirwa (NUP, Bugiri Municipality), the legislators condemned the illegal arrest of Muslim leaders and their continued detention without trial. During a press conference on Monday, 05 December 2022,…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea: His Holiness Abune Qerlos passes away

His Holiness Abune Qerlos was elected as the 5th Patriarch of the Orthodox Tewahdo Church of Eritrea

His Holiness Abune Qerlos 5th Patriarch of the Orthodox Tewahdo Church of Eritrea passed away on 2 December, at the age of 96. Expressing deep sorrow for the passing away of His Holiness Abune Qerlos, the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Tewahdo Church of Eritrea said that the protocol regarding the funeral…

Catholic Diocese of Oyo, Nigeria
Source: Catholic Diocese of Oyo, Nigeria |

Richard Cardinal Kunia Baawobr: Your Optimism Will Keep the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) Going

The new President of SECAM showed the direction he wanted SECAM to go, through his adoption of a synodal and inclusive style of procedure

Richard Cardinal Baawobr, Bishop of Wa, Ghana, President of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) and one of the recently created cardinals in Africa who died on Sunday 27 November, 2022 at the Agostino Gemelli hospital in Rome at the age of 63, was a symbol…

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Statement on the Passing of His Eminence Richard Kuuia Cardinal BAAWOBR, President of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa, and Madagascar (SECAM)

His Eminence, President Richard, who was born in 1959 in Ghana, held positions of substantial responsibility in the Church

On behalf of the members of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) (www.SECAM.org), I would like to, with great sorrow and pain while, at the same time, with the hope of the resurrection, announce that His Eminence Richard Kuuia Cardinal BAAWOBR, President of SECAM, rendered his…

Missionaries of Africa - White Fathers
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Cardinal Richard Baawobr has died

Our confrere was taken by ambulance from the Generalate to the Gemelli Hospital at 5.45pm and we received the sad news at 6.25pm

With sadness and pain we hereby inform you of the return to the heavenly Father of Cardinal Richard Baawobr which occurred on Sunday, 27 November 2022. Our confrere was taken by ambulance from the Generalate to the Gemelli Hospital at 5.45pm and we received the sad news at 6.25pm. May Richard…

Source: UN News |

Fez Forum concludes with spotlight on Morrocco’s model of tolerance and co-existence

The ninth Global Forum for the UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) concluded its work on Wednesday in the Moroccan city of Fez, emphasizing the values of dialogue and tolerance, as well as the role of Africa as a positive actor in the international arena

Speaking at a joint press conference, Miguel Angel Moratinos, the High Representative of the UNAOC, and Nasser Bourita, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates, spoke about the Forum and its results. They also hailed the large, high-level participation that enriched the dialogue that took place during the two-day…

Source: The Presidency, The Arab Republic of Egypt |

Egypt: President El-Sisi Meets with Minister of Awqaf

The Spokesman for the Egyptian Presidency said that the meeting followed-up on the efforts made to manage and develop the assets of the Awqaf Authority

Today, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Minister of Awqaf (Religious Endowments) Dr. Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa, Presidential Advisor for Financial Affairs Major General Mohamed Amin, and Assistant to the Minister of Awqaf Mr. Mohammed Abdel Naby. The Spokesman for the Egyptian Presidency said that the meeting followed-up on the efforts…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The State of Qatar |

Qatar Participates in 9th United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Global Forum in Morocco

The State of Qatar was represented in the forum by HE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi

The State of Qatar participated Tuesday in the 9th United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Global Forum: "Towards An Alliance of Peace: Living Together as One Humanity" that was convened on Nov. 22-23, 2022, in Fes city of the Kingdom of Morocco. The State of Qatar was represented in the…

Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ethiopia
Source: Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ethiopia |

“Peace is not achieved by the principle of defeat; The Seed of Peace must first die for it to grow and bear fruit”- His Eminence Cardinal Berhaneyesus

His Eminence Cardinal Berhaneyesus has expressed a word of gratitude for the peace agreement to all Ethiopians and to all the people of goodwill

On the date November 3rd, 2022, Cardinal Berhaneyesus, President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Ethiopia has congratulated all Ethiopians for the peace negotiations and agreement held in South Africa as the interest of all parties in conflict on behalf of himself and the Ethiopian Catholic Church. Download document: (https://bit.ly/3EklGBi)…