Articles on this issue "Africa"
A new translation for Africa of the Liturgy of the Hours has been launched, as the Church continues to consider the situation of that continent at the synod under way in the Vatican. The new …read more
Here is the text of the "Relatio Post Disceptationem" (Report After the Discussion) delivered Tuesday afternoon at the Second Special Assembly for Africa of the Synod of Bishops. The report, …read more
Here is the English-language summary provided by the Vatican press office of the intervention given Tuesday by fraternal delegate Archbishop Michael Kehinde Stephen of the Methodist Church of …read more
Here are the English-language summaries provided by the Vatican press office of the interventions given Tuesday morning at the 13th General Congregation of the Second Special Assembly for …read more
The meeting of bishops on Africa taking place this month is a help to counteract the negative image many have of the continent, says a Vatican spokesman. Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, …read more
As might be expected, "peace" has been the most often repeated word at the Second Special Assembly for Africa of the Synod of Bishops -- it has been voiced 402 times. The theme of the synod, …read more
Here is a translation provided by the Vatican press office of the intervention given Monday by the specially invited guest Jacques Diouf, director-general of the U.N. Food and Agriculture …read more