Middle East - AfricaNewsUSAVatican
July 11, 2016

South Sudan Church leaders condemn recent violence and pray for dead

South Sudan’s Church leaders said they are extremely disturbed about heavy fighting in the capital, Juba, which has raised widespread fears that the country is returning to civil war. “We…
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Middle East - AfricaNewsUSAVatican
July 11, 2016

Lives are being ‘shattered’ in South Sudan, warns Catholic aid agency

Aid workers from Cafod have expressed their grave concern about the worsening situation in South Sudan, where 200 people are reported to have died in clashes since Friday. Following his…
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Middle East - AfricaNewsUSAVatican
July 6, 2016

Malawian bishops plead for food aid to avert humanitarian disaster

In Malawi, where 40 per cent of the population needs food aid, the country’s bishops have called for international help to avert a crisis. It is “disheartening and painful to…
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Middle East - AfricaNewsUSAVatican
June 29, 2016

South African Church leaders call for calm in run up to election

South African church leaders have urged an end to pre-election violence and criticised politicians for fueling it. “We are disappointed that our political leaders have not been visible and loud…
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