Catholic Church

By IndepthAfrica
In World
Jul 7th, 2014
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Pope Francis begged forgiveness Monday from the victims of clergy sex abuse as he held his first meeting with several abuse survivors. He also promised to hold bishops accountable for the protection of minors. The pope celebrated a Mass with six survivors at his Vatican hotel Monday, but in his homil...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Apr 21st, 2014
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It’s time to move past overly simplistic arguments surrounding Catholics and condoms, and make an effort to understand the real and very complex contributions of faith-based health providers across Africa. For many years, analysts of international development and public health were “religion-blind.” ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 9th, 2014
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by C. K. Ekeke Lo Spazio della Politica (LSDP) recently published its 2013 list of the top 100 global thinkers. Pope Francis, the head of the Roman Catholic Church, from Argentina, was placed #1 global thinker of 2013 because he reminded the world that the Catholic Church is a global power. Three wom...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Oct 14th, 2013
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BY PETER DURU MAKURDI— Several families were thrown into mourning weekend as no fewer than 44 persons died in violent clashes and auto accidents across the country. Separate attacks on Benue communities by suspected Fulani herdsmen claimed 21 lives while 16 others died in an auto accident on the Maku...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 19th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Sunday, August 18, 2013 … as he “fights” Pentecostal Churches and throws himself up for a long battle? Is his example worth emulating in Ghana and other countries where the so-called “spiritual” churches are brazenly stepping on toes, big or small? The news report is that th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cameroon
Aug 16th, 2013
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Cameroon’s President Paul Biya has ordered the closure of nearly 100 Christian churches in key cities. Yaounde, Cameroon (CNN) — Cameroon’s President Paul Biya has ordered the closure of nearly 100 Christian churches in key cities, citing criminal practices organized by Pentecostal ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 5th, 2013
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GUNSHOTS rented the air in the early hours of Sunday at St. Marry’s Catholic Church, Karu in Abuja, as commercial motorcyclists clashed with soldiers over alleged plans to burn the church. An eyewitness who craved anonymity told our correspondent that trouble started when an okada rider attempted to ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 21st, 2013
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His Holiness Pope Francis I The Vatican Rome. Your Holiness, Please allow me, Your Holiness, to express, in the most respectful and sincere manner, my heartfelt congratulations on your historic election as the prelate of the apostolic Catholic Church. My delight is strengthened further by the interna...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 20th, 2013
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It seems to me President Mahama is more interested in running a Travel Agency company than administering a country. How a country like Ghana with its myriad of problems can find time to facilitate the itinerary of fake Pastors sojourn to Israel is beyond me. President Mahama waded into the controvers...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 17th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Folks, it is time to take on the government for what I consider to be the worst “misplaced priority” that it has come out with less than 100 days in office. And I will be very blunt and brazen about it. When the news broke out that the government was […]...