Kenya officially marks the beginning of the Year of Mercy

Kenya officially marks the beginning of the Year of Mercy

Kenya officially launched the Jubilee Year of Mercy two days after Pope Francis had launched it in Rome at St. Peter’s Basilica. The year of mercy was opened in Kenya by Bishop Philip Anyolo, the chairman of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). During the Eucharistic celebration Bishop Anyolo expressed his gratitude to the Holy […]

The Maiani General hospital becomes an apple of the eye for Ethiopian rural people

The Maiani General hospital becomes an apple of the eye for Ethiopian rural people

Ethiopia today highlight themselves as the most booming economy in Africa and one of the top five fastest growing economy in the world. But still, drought and food shortage threatens people living in the rural area. Hundreds of refugees today live in four overcrowded camps, administered by the military. The Maiani General Hospital in the […]

In Yemen, three children are being killed every day!

In Yemen, three children are being killed every day!

In the ongoing conflict occurring in Yemen, day by day many lives are being lost. According to a leading charity, three children are being killed every day in Yemen. Currently, Yemen has the highest number of casualties owing to explosive weapons in the world, after Syria. Save the Children, the international charity, made an appeal […]

900 hostages freed from Boko Haram

900 hostages freed from Boko Haram

Cameroon’s government officially confirmed that 900 hostages under the Boko Haram captivity were set free by a multi-national military action. Joseph Beti Assomo, Cameroon’s defense minister, made the announcement on public radio last Wednesday. The freed captives are being reunited with their families. Assomo said trauma care is being made available for the hostages, including […]

Pope encourages the Church to come out and proclaim the Gospel

Pope encourages the Church to come out and proclaim the Gospel

Pope Francis during his meeting with the participants of XIX Plenary Assembly of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples encouraged the Church to reach out to those in need and to proclaim the Gospel to all. Pope in his address stressed that “the mission is not the tool, but the starting point and the […]

Pope appreciates Patriarch Bartholomew during the mass

Pope appreciates Patriarch Bartholomew during the mass

Pope Francis while offering mass marking the feast of the apostle Andrew, patron saint of the Orthodox world, asked Catholics and Orthodox to become a “credible and effective witness” to the Christian values of trust, respect, charity and reconciliation. During the mass Pope appreciated Patriarch Bartholomew, the Archbishop of Constantinople and the Ecumenical Patriarch. Pope […]

Pope wrap ups his African visit

Pope wrap ups his African visit

Pope Francis successfully completed his three-day apostolic visit to Africa and had returned back to Rome on 30th November afternoon after having given some 20 discourses and homilies in three nations. Pope completed his trip from the Central African Republic after making a significant visit to a mosque in war-torn Central African Republic. Pope exhorted […]

Religious fundamentalism is idolatry, says Pope Francis

Religious fundamentalism is idolatry, says Pope Francis

Pope Francis during an in flight press conference criticized fundamentalists within the Church. Pope was speaking with the media persons in his flight back to Rome after the successful completion of three day Apostolic visit to African countries. Pope Francis said, “religious fundamentalism isn’t religion, it’s idolatry.” He also told that fundamentalism was a sickness […]

Christians are called to be artisans of spiritual renewal, says Pope

Christians are called to be artisans of spiritual renewal, says Pope

Pope Francis during the final mass of his visit to Africa asked the Christians of Central African Republic to be missionaries in their nation. Pope said, “Each of you is called to be, through perseverance in faith and missionary commitment, artisans of the human and spiritual renewal of your country.” Pope also asked the Central […]

“Paris terror attack does not dissuaded us from attending the UN summit”

Catholic organizations working to protect the world and its people from the impact of climate change had said that Paris terror attack had not discouraged them from attending the UN summit which was now taking place in Paris. Brazilian Cardinal Claudio Hummes, president of the Pan-Amazonian Church Network called “for a fair, binding and truly […]