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A car for a Catholic radio station in Malawi

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In many parts of Africa, the faithful have a great longing for God and for the Gospel message, but there is a great challenge of …

Terrorists strike Mozambique, ACN steps up aid

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“We have parishes that have been practically destroyed, priests who are living in difficult situations because they had to abandon their missions empty-handed; children, elderly people and others are in great need.”

Congolese saddened by cancellation of papal visit

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There is still hope in the DRC that Pope Francis will become the first Pope to travel to east Congo, a region very badly affected by conflict. “They do hope the Pope will be able to come and deliver this message of reconciliation and compassion, they really count on it.

They survived Nigeria’s Pentecost massacre

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“As I was lying there, one of the gunmen threw a tiny light close to me. It immediately registered in my head that it could be dynamite, so I started dragging myself away for safety, but before I could go far, the dynamite exploded and burned my back and my left leg.”

In Nigeria, attack turns Pentecost Mass into bloodbath—Parish priest tells his story

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“But then I heard a second loud noise, and I saw parishioners running in different directions in the church. I stood there in shock, wondering what was going on, when someone ran to me, yelling: ‘Father, unknown gunmen!’

In wake of Pentecost massacre, Nigerian priest calls for help to discover the truth

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“Some of the speculation as to who did it sounds quite logical and fits in with the general situation of our country right now, such as the insecurity, political unrest, and the conflicts between Fulani herdsmen and farmers.”

Pentecost massacre at St. Francis Xavier Church in Owo, Nigeria

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“It is Pentecost Sunday, a time every Catholic is expected to be in Church to commemorate the Solemnity. It is so sad to say that while the Holy Mass was going on, men of unknown origin, wielding guns, attacked St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.”

Nigerian bishop charges government has failed the people and that West is complicit

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When asked about the fact that many northern states have sharia law, and therefore do not have 100 percent religious freedom, he laughs. “100 percent? If we had 30 percent religious freedom, we would be happy!”

A Vehicle for a New Parish in Tanzania

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In 2020, the parish of Kumsenga was established in the Diocese of Kigoma in western Tanzania. on the border with Burundi. Covering a very large …

Pope is coming to encourage reconciliation, says DRC bishop

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“When news of the Pope’s visit was made public, we were thrilled. This is Saint Peter coming to us. He comes as a shepherd, to confirm us in the faith, and we feel very blessed by his visit.”

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