Prior to general elections in Uganda, Bishops call on gov’t to act justly.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA In preparation for the general elections in Uganda scheduled for Thursday, January 14, Catholic Bishops have called on the government and all citizens to shun evil and act justly towards a peaceful and credible elections. Read More ...

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TANZANIA: Bishop Banzi laid to Rest in Tanga.

Pascal Mwanache Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania Kassim Majaliwa has called on Tanzanians to honor the legacy of Late Bishop Anthony Banzi, whose pastoral services were marked by humility. He made the comments during the burial ceremony Read More ...

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SECAM: President Calls for the Spirit of Solidarity and Care in 2021.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA As the New Year 2021 begins, President of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) has called on all people to develop the spirit of unity and togetherness so as to be Read More ...

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Pope Francis Accepts Resignation of His Eminence John Cardinal Njue.

Rose Achiego The Holy Father Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of John cardinal Njue as the Archbishop of Nairobi. At the same time, he has appointed Nairobi Auxiliary Bishop Rt. Rev. David Kamau as the Apostolic Administrator of Nairobi Read More ...

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KENYA: KCCB General secretary calls on local church to support Bishops.

Rose Achiego AndeAfter seven years of service as the General Secretary of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB), Very Rev. Fr. Daniel Rono has called on the local Church to be supportive to the Bishops especially in their various Read More ...

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KENYA: “Catechesis is evangelization work entrusted to the whole church,” Prelate Says.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA During an online session convened by the Kenya-based Daughters of St. Paul (FSP) congregation on the launch of New Directory for Catechesis, Bishop Emeritus Rodrigo Mejía has emphasized on catechesis as a collective work of evangelization Read More ...

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KENYA: “Sensitize and Educate the People on the Real Threats of Covid,”

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA The Interfaith Council for National Response to Corona Virus Pandemic, has asked the Religious leaders in Kenya to take the initiative and offer Covid civic education in places of worship to enlighten the people on Read More ...

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MALAWI: PMS Malawi cancels celebration of the missionary day for children.

By Demetria Banda The National Director for Pontifical Missionary Societies (PMS) Fr Vincent Mwakhwawa says they have cancelled the national celebrations of the World Missionary Day for Children which was scheduled for Epiphany Sunday of the Lord, 4th of January 2021, Read More ...

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Ugandan youths cautioned against acts of violence-Bishop Erdard Nsubuga.

The Bishop of Luwero Diocese Eridard Nsubuga has appealed to youths to restrain themselves from acts of violence in the coming general elections. Yesterday, Christians from Luwero Diocese attended services in Churches in which they thanked God for the year Read More ...

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Millions of faithfuls will not usher in 2021 in Churches.

This year, millions of faithfuls will not usher in 2021 in Churches as before due to COVID-19 restrictions. Reports indicate that most Pentecostal Churches that hold big gatherings in open places will have celebrations of the New year’s eve today(31st.December.2020) Read More ...

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Pope Francis donates needed Covid-19 test kits to Gaza Strip.

Pope Francis has donated four thousand Covid-19 test kits to the homeless and the poor in Rome as their Christmas gift. The swab kits were donated to the Holy Father from Slovakia. The initiative led by the Office of Papal Read More ...

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TANZANIA: Religious leaders in Tanzania celebrate 75 years of the UN.

Sarah Pelaji Religious leaders  under the umbrella of interfaith Tanzania which comprises National Muslim Council of Tanzania (BAKWATA), Christian Council of Tanzania (CCT) and Tanzania Episcopal Conference (TEC) have celebrated the 75th anniversary of the United Nations (UN) on December Read More ...

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UGANDA: Archbishop Emeritus James Odongo Laid to rest

By Fr. Philip Odii A somber mood filled the air as thousands of people gathered at Uganda Martyrs Cathedral Parish Nyangole in the Archdiocese of Tororo, Uganda, to pay their last respects to Archbishop Emeritus James Odongo on Wednesday, December Read More ...

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MALAWI: Archdiocese of Blantyre YCW Donates to the Elderly in Mwanza

Edgar Temwanani Nyirenda Young Christian Workers (YCW) in the Archdiocese of Blantyre on Sunday, 13th December 2020 conducted a charity work at St Paul’s (Mwanza) Parish where they donated clothes and sanitisers to the elderly. Speaking after receiving the donation, one Read More ...

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VATICAN: Permits Priests to Say Up to Four Masses on Christmas Day

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Following Covid- 19 pandemic that has restricted the number of congregants to physically attend Mass, the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments has published a decree granting priests permission to celebrate Read More ...

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St. Peters Kiyonzo Cathlic Church in Kasese is now a Sub-parish.

St. Peters Kiyonzo Roman Catholic Church in St. Francis Kyabikere parish, diocese of Kasese has been promoted from Ameer church to sub-parish with a call on Believers in Christ to always strive for the Kingdom of Heaven through prayer, and Read More ...

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New Catholic Radio Enters South Sudan.

CRN News The Catholic Archdiocese of Juba has on Monday, December 7, 2020, launched the construction of a new radio station in South Sudan. Radio Maria, a network of Catholic radios across the world, will be housed at St. Joseph Read More ...

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Catholic Bishops in Tanzania Open a New Major Seminary.

Sarah Pelaji Catholic Bishops in Tanzania have officially opened a new seminary in Kahama Catholic Diocese located in north-west of Dodoma, the capital of Tanzania. Nazareth Major Seminary was opened on December 5 this year by a Holy Mass led by Read More ...

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SOUTH SUDAN: Seminarians in Tonj Encourage Young People to Join Seminary.

Madut Gabriel Thokriel Seminarians of Mapuordit Parish in Tonj of Lakes State, have encouraged young people to join seminary for their spiritual growth in Christ. Kharlo Kuol, himself a seminarian, told Don Bosco Radio that there is need to train Read More ...

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Pope Francis Declares Year of St. Joseph, Grants Plenary Indulgence to the Faithful.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Pope Francis on Tuesday when the Church marked the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, issued a decree announcing a special year dedicated to St. Joseph the spouse of the Virgin Mary and Read More ...

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Church demolition: DPP withdraws charges against two senior police officers.

The Director of Public Prosecutions Jane Frances Aboddo has withdrawn criminal charges of two senior police officers implicated in the demolition of St Peter’s Church Ndeeba in Rubaga Division. The police officers are David Epedu the Katwe Division Police Commander and Read More ...

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ZAMBIA: Mansa Diocese to Celebrate Year-long Jubilee of Mission for Peace.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA The Catholic diocese of Mansa in Zambia is set to have a year-long jubilee celebration of Mission for Peace to proclaim in response to the changing signs of time and in the light of the Read More ...

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MALAWI: CRS Happy with Cash Transfer Programme.

Luke Bisani The Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in Malawi has expressed satisfaction with the Cash Transfer Programme that aims at empowering vulnerable people in the country. Speaking during a public lecture at the Catholic University of Malawi last week that Read More ...

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KENYA: “I Assure you my Dedication,” Bishop-elect of Kenya’s Homabay Diocese.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Days after Pope Francis appointed Fr. Michael Otieno Odiwa as Bishop-elect of Kenya’s Homabay Diocese, the incoming Local Ordinary has promised to be dedicated in his new ministry to serve the people of Homa Bay. Read More ...

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Pope Francis mourns retired Archbishop Odongo.

The Head of the Catholic Church, His Holiness Pope Francis has mourned the passing of the retired Archbishop of Tororo Archdiocese, James Odongo. Archbishop Odongo, 89, who was the first Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tororo died on Friday morning Read More ...

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Christians have been asked to become prayerful.

Believers in Christ have been asked to become prayerful, serve and allow Christ to rule over their heart in order to achieve the mission of salvation. Presiding over homily during the first holy Mass at Christ the King-Kaserengethe Catholic Church Read More ...

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UGANDA: Global Catholic Climate Movement – Africa Takes Environmental Campaign to Uganda.

Jjunju Francis The campaign to conserve the environment has not left out priests, who have launched an initiative under the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) – Africa to mobilize individuals, communities, institutions and the Catholics to ignite fire against climate Read More ...

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TANZANIA: TEC Completes Translation of Code of Canon Law into Swahili

Pascal Mwanache, TEC The first edition of Swahili version of the Code of Canon Law has been completed after the Tanzania Episcopal Conference (TEC) assigned the Canon Law Commission to work on its translation into the national language, Kiswahili, so Read More ...

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VATICAN: “Extend a Hand to the Poor,” Says Pope Francis on World Day of the Poor

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Pope Francis on Sunday, November 15 during the commemoration of the fourth World Day of the Poor, reminded Christians to be concerned with the needy and use the gifts they have received from God for the Read More ...

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Religious Leaders Call For Immediate Release Of Bobi Wine.

The Inter-Religious Council of Uganda has called for the immediate release of presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi. Led by the Chairperson of the inter-religious council of Presidents, Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje, the religious leaders told journalists today that if those arrested Read More ...

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Christians urged to install good morals & discipline into their children.

Family heads under a Christian set up at all levels have been challenged to be practical in instilling morals and discipline into their children if they to bring up relevant role models who will exemplary live a better future. Presiding Read More ...

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KENYA: Bishops Call for Review of Building Bridges Initiative Report, Arguing What Kenyans Want is Better Government.

By Rose Achiego, The Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) which is a product of the long process of dialogue following the 2018 handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Hon. Raila Odinga is supposed to bring forth national reconciliation and unity considering Read More ...

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KENYA: Management of AMECEA Pastoral Institute Echoes Need to Upgrade Programs to Master’s Level

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA The administration of AMECEA  Pastoral Institute (API),  an institution which offers a pastoral and spiritual renewal opportunity to pastoral agents has reiterated the message disclosed during commemoration of the institute’s Golden Jubilee last year of Read More ...

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Archbishop Kaziimba concerned about candidates not observing SOPs.

The Archbishop of Uganda Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu has expressed concern about the failure by candidates to observe the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) during campaigns. He said while the Ministry of Health has urged politicians to ensure social distancing, wear masks and Read More ...

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Holy Bible to be translated from Kinandi to Lhukonzo.

Church leaders and Christians in Kasese District have been asked to jointly support the translation process of the Holy Bible from Kinandi to Lhukonzo, the bible society of Uganda branch administration for Rwenzori sub region Ms. Suzan Kabakozere has said. Read More ...

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DRC preits, Rev. Fr. Paul Kahindo dies in South Africa.

The Diocese of Kasese has joined her sister diocese in Butembo-Beni to mourn the death of Late Rev. Fr. Paul Musafiri Kahindo who died in South Africa yesterday(10th.November.2020). Fr. Musafiri was working in indwe parish, diocese of Aliwal North South Read More ...

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Archbishop Kaziimba calls for open investigations into Nakalema’s murder.

The Archbishop of Church of Uganda, Stephen Samuel Kaziimba has called for open and transparent investigations into the death of Deborah Nakalema Sekibaala, the former head teacher of Kikamulo Church of Uganda Primary School in Nakaseke district.   Nakalema was Read More ...

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Christians urged to dedicate their time praying to God.

Believers in Christ wherever they may be  have been asked to dedicate their time praying to God to give them good leaders of wisdom but not clever during  general elections. Presiding over a speech after today’s third Mass at our Read More ...

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ETHIOPIA: The official installation of the new Bishop at the Vicariate of Gambela.

By Habtamu Abrdew Beture On Saturday, October 31, 2020 the day of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Cardinal Berhaneyesus, Metropolitan Archbisop and President of The Catholic Bishops Conference of Ethiopia leads the official installation of the new Bishop of the Vicariate Read More ...

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ZAMBIA: Archbishop of Kasama Urges Christians To Register as Voters.

By Mwenya Mukuka Archbishop of Kasama, Most Rev. Ignatius Chama, has asked Christians and other residents in the archdiocese to register as voters so as to participate in next year’s General elections. The voter registration exercise is expected to end Read More ...

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KENYA: Archbishop of Mombasa Reminds Church to be Courageous in the Fight Against Covid-19

Rebecca Nzighe Makeo The archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa, Most Rev. Martin Kivuva Musonde, on Saturday urged congregants to stand firm and fight the novel Coronavirus that has put so many lives at stake. Archbishop Martin Kivuva Musonde Read More ...

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ETHIOPIA: “Stop Armed Conflict and Start Peaceful Dialogue,” Prelates to Ethiopian Government Officials.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA In a bid to calm the tension between the Federal Government and the Tigray regional government in Ethiopia that has escalated in recent weeks and led to blood shade, displacement and destructions of property in Read More ...

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VATICAN: Pope Francis Meets President Uhuru, Discusses Kenya’s Role in Regional Peace and Security.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Pope Francis on Friday, November 6, met Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta at the Vatican and the two heads of State discussed among other issues the role of Kenya in regional peace and security “especially in Read More ...

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VATICAN: Pope Francis Orders Requirement of Vatican’s Approval for Erection of New Institutes of Consecrated Life.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Pope Francis has modified Canon 579 which permitted diocesan bishops to erect institutions of Consecrated life within their territory provided the Apostolic See was consulted but now requires that the bishops get approval from the Holy See Read More ...

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Gunmen Release Kidnapped 90-Year-Old Archbishop in Cameroon.

A 90-year-old former Archbishop who was kidnapped in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region has been freed and is receiving a medical examination. Retired cleric Christian Tumi was driving from the capital city, Yaoundé, to Kumbo alongside 10 others still at large Read More ...

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Christians challenged to live a saints’ life on earth.

Believers in Christ have been challenged to live a saints’ life on earth through proclaiming the Gospel of God in words and actions for eternity. The mother Church today celebrated the feast of all saints day which was set by Read More ...

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Seven lay readers were ordained unto deacons at St. Pauls cathedral in Kasese.

The Bishop South Rwenzori diocese Rt.Rev. Jackson Thembo Nzerebende has today scientifically ordained seven lay readers into deacons and thirteen deacons to priests at st.Paul,s cathedral in Kasese town, with a call on them to proclaim the good news of Read More ...

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ZAMBIA: CCCZ Helps Re-integrate a 6-Year-Old Boy into Family.

Mwenya Mukuka Losing the mother few hours after birth, now 6 years, Stephen Bwacha has been reintegrated with his maternal grandmother after spending 6 years in a child care facility, thanks to Catholic Care for Children in Zambia (CCCZ). Stephen Read More ...

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UGANDA: Transitioning a Boy-child from Children’s Home Still a Big Challenge.

Sr Lily Driciru Global trends are inviting and appealing to all child care institutions to embrace child re-unification or placement in different family or community-based care alternatives, leaving child care institutions (CCIs) for emergencies and transitory care. However, this move Read More ...

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KENYA: Italian Bishop Emeritus of Marsabit Diocese Dies at 91.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Bishop Ambrogio Ravasi, Emeritus of Kenya’s Marsabit Diocese has died Friday, October 30, at 91- years- old at a Nairobi Hospital. The Secretary General of the Consolata Missionaries (IMC) announced the demise of Bishop Ravasi Read More ...

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Archbishop Lwanga warns government officials against grabbing Church land.

The Archbishop of Kampala Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has asked government officials to desist from grabbing the Church’s land.  Speaking at the 54th anniversary of Kampala Archdiocese held yesterday at Rubaga Cathedral, Lwanga said that past governments had given land Read More ...

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DRC’s Cardinal Besungu appointed to Council of Cardinals.

Pope Francis has named Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo Besungu of Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, to the Council of Cardinals. As the African representative on the advisory body, he replaces Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya, who resigned late in 2018. Read More ...

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Christians asked not to be hypercritic to God’s commandments.

Believers in Christ wherever they may be have been challenged not be hypercritic in following God’s commandments but rather live according to their faith. Presiding over his second thanksgiving Mass in his ancestral home in Rwanguba village commonly known as Read More ...

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Odama suspends priest over politics

The Archbishop of Gulu, John Baptist Odama, has suspended the Rev Fr Charles Onen for reportedly declaring his political bid contrary to laws barring priests from participating in politics. The Rev Fr. Onen has expressed interest to contest for the Read More ...

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Newly ordained priest in the congregation of the Holy Cross Rev. Fr. Julius Baluku.

The newly ordained priest in the congregation of the Holy Cross Rev. Fr. Julius Baluku CSC yesterday (09.Sep.2020) said his first thanksgiving Mass as a priest at his home in Kamaiba in Kasese Town with a call to pray for Read More ...

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UGANDA: Germany Government donates PPEs to Catholic Health Facilities.

By Jjunju Francis The Federal Republic of Germany donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) worthy 100,000 Euros (approx. UGX 435 million) to 55 Catholic lower level health facilities in the fight against Covid-19. The equipment that include gloves, foot and eye Read More ...

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KENYA: A Need For Authentic Witnesses Of The Gospel For a Church Says Bishop Kamau.

By Janet Hinga The committee from the Kenya Conference of Catholic bishops- KCCB, Commission for Clergy and Religious, on the 24th-26th September 2020 held an online workshop for all the catholic Liaison Committee members and the Pontifical Mission Societies-PMS under Read More ...

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Pope Francis Appoints Bishop Bergamaschi, Vicar Apostolic of Gambella.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA and Habtamu Abrdew Beture The Holy Father on Tuesday, September 29, appointed Bishop Roberto Bergamaschi a member of the Congregation of Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) as the new Vicar Apostolic of Gambella Vicariate. The Vicariate Read More ...

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Religious leaders asks Gov’t to increase on congregants.

Religious leaders in Luwero District have asked the government to allow them increase the number congregants. Last week President Museveni allowed worship places to reopen on condition that only 70 congregants attend the service. As the Churches reopened on Sunday, Read More ...

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AMCECEA: Chairman Condoles with Prelates in Kenya after the Death of Bishop Emeritus Linus Okok.

AMECEA:  Chairman Condoles with Prelates in Kenya after the Death of Bishop Emeritus Linus Okok Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA The Chairman of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) Rt. Rev. Charles Sampa Kasonde has expressed condolences Read More ...

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Pope Francis Appoints Archbishop Ameyu Apostolic Administrator of Wau Diocese.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Six months after the installation of Most Rev. Stephen Ameyu Martin Mulla as the Archbishop of Juba, Pope Francis on Monday, September 21, has appointed him the new Apostolic Administrator of Wau Diocese. In a Read More ...

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Bishop Kibira’s office issued out SOPs for local churches.

The office of the Bishop Diocese of Kasese has this evening issued out ten standard operating procedures for the local churches in the diocese to meet ahead of reopening. This follows the Sunday presidential communication for the churches to start Read More ...

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Clerics seek review of congregant numbers as worship places reopen.

Religious leaders have issued a set of procedures that will be followed as Worship center’s reopen their gates, more than six months since they last congregated. This comes after a pronouncement by President Yoweri Museveni allowing Places of Worship to Read More ...

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Bishop Francis Aquirinus Kibira hailed believers for the continuous support.

Bishop for Diocese of Kasese Rt. Rev. Francis Aquirinus Kibira Kambale has hailed believers in Christ for the continuous support delivered to God`s servants, praying that their action will be answered by the Creator. Speaking to Our reporter at his Read More ...

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As Married couples should pray together, respect & love your spouses.

Married couples wherever they may be have been asked to pray together, respect and love their spouses by doing what is required of them. Presiding over a homily during a matrimonial Mass for the Kasanga parish Catechist, Robert Mumbere and Read More ...

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Believers in Christ should Love one another & seek for forgiveness from God.

Believers in Christ where they may be have been reminded about their obligation of loving one another and seeking for forgiveness from God. Presiding over homily during second Mass broadcast live on this radio airwaves, Fr. Joseph Mbusa called for Read More ...

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Rt. Rev. Bishop Nzerebende described lock down as a typical test to Christians.

The outgoing Bishop of South Rwenzori has described current lock down as a typical test to Christians` faith now that Churches are not closed as people think, save for the places of worship that are not permitted to accommodate the Read More ...

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Forgive each other & strive for eternity, Fr. Joseph preached during burials of a 92 yrs old man.

A ninety two years old man was yesterday(06 September 2020) laid to rest at his ancestral home in Nyakasojo village Nyakiyumbu Sub County, Kasese district with a call on mourners to emulate the deceased if they are to live longer Read More ...

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UGANDA: Salesian Priest Calls for Reconsideration of Care for Teenagers in Refugee Camps.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA A Catholic Priest ministering in Uganda Palabek Refugee Settlement Camp has called for reconsideration on how to care for teenage refugees who face multiple challenges and get hurt as they struggle for daily survival. “Oftentimes Read More ...

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SOUTH SUDAN: Coronavirus Pandemic an “Opportunity for Spiritual Growth,” Bishop Reflects.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA The bishop of Tombura Yambio Diocese in South Sudan Rt. Rev. Barani Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala has said that experiences during Covid-19 pandemic have given the people an opportunity for a deeper relationship with God and Read More ...

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ZAMBIA: Bishop Hamungole Appeals for Zambians’ Charity Towards Covid-19.

Mwenya Mukuka Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) says the Church is running out of resources to continue exercising charity due to the continued Coronavirus pandemic and its effects everywhere in the world. Rt. Rev. Moses Hamungole said this when Read More ...

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KENYA: Bishops Call on Government to Shut Down Abortion Clinics.

By Rose Achiego Catholic Bishops in Kenya have called on government to close all clinics and health units that are procuring abortions and administering contraceptives to minors and teenagers in the name of protecting them. In a joint statement read Read More ...

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VATICAN: On World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation, Pope Francis Encourages Re-establishment of “Societal Relationships”

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Pope Francis has called for restoration of human relationships with nature, reminding the people that everything is interconnected and that our relationships with the entire creation “is inseparable from fraternity, justice and faithfulness to others.” Read More ...

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SOUTH SUDAN: Archbishop Ameyu Urges the Faithful to be Patient on Reopening of Churches.

Baria Johnson The Archbishop of Juba Most Rev. Stephen Ameyu Martin Mulla has called on the faithful to be patient on reopening of churches, prayer centres and schools in the Archdiocese. According to him, schools and places of worship cannot Read More ...

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SECAM: One Year since Pope Francis’ Visit to Africa, SECAM Appeals for Peace.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA One year since Pope Francis visited Africa specifically Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius, Bishops under their continental body Symposium of Episcopal Conferences in Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) have reinforced Pope’s main message in the continent during Read More ...

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KENYA: Newly Consecrated Bishop of Kitui Promises to be Loving and Caring Shepherd.

By Samuel Waweru The new Bishop of Kitui Diocese, Rt. Rev. Joseph Mwongela, has promised to be a loving and caring bishop who will strive to be pastoral in his episcopate. Addressing the congregation shortly after his consecration and installation Read More ...

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VATICAN: World Mission Sunday Will be Celebrated as Usual, Vatican Confirms

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Amidst COVID-19 pandemic which stalled due to  rescheduling of most activities including restrictions on public Masses, the Vatican through the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples mandated to coordinate and direct the missionary activities of Read More ...

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Former DRC Vicar General, Msgr.Emmanuel dies in Italy.

The Diocese of Kasese has joined the rest of the world to mourn the former Vicar General of Butembo-Beni Diocese in the DR-Congo, Msgr. Emmanuel Mwanamupenzi who died in Italy.  No much has been published about his death but sources Read More ...

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Sacrifice your lives & follow Christ if you are to inherit the Kingdom of heaven.

Believer in Christ wherever they may be have urged to sacrifice their lives, withstand the pain of persecution and follow Christ if they to inherit the Kingdom of God. Presiding over a homily during second live Mass at Kasese Guide Read More ...

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KENYA: Churches Unite to Fight Corruption and Negative Ethnicity.

The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB), together with other umbrella Church organizations on 27th, August 2020 called on Christians and people of goodwill to uphold, promote and protect positive values in the constitution. Speaking during the celebration of the Read More ...

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ZAMBIA: A Masked Criminal Attacks Convent, Injuring Two Nuns.

By Mwenya Mukuka A masked criminal has attacked two Catholic nuns belonging to the congregation of Little Servants of Mary Immaculate (LSMI). Sister Okafor Assumpta and Sister Matilda Mulengachonzi were stationed at Saint Barbara Parish, Kataba Township in Itezhi-tezhi District Read More ...

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KENYA: Bishop Oballa at Fr. Kaiser Memorial: Where is justice for the vulnerable?

By Rose Achiego As the Church in Kenya commemorates the demise of Mill Hill Missionary, Rev. Fr. John Anthony Kaiser, who was killed on 24th August 2000 and his body dumped along the Nakuru Naivasha Highway, Ngong Diocese bishop Rt. Rev. Read More ...

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ZAMBIA: ZCCB Launches Covid-19 Counselling on Radio, Phone

By Mwenya Mukuka Amidst the effects of Covid-19 on people, the Pastoral department for Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) has launched a counselling and radio-based group therapy program. The program dubbed Tele and Radio Counselling is aimed at helping Read More ...

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KENYA: Catholic Nun Giving Care to Children Living with HIV Advocates for Elimination of Stigma.

KENYA: Catholic Nun Giving Care to Children Living with HIV Advocates for Elimination of Stigma Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA At a registered charitable children’s institution located in Karen, a suburb of Kenya’s capital under the Archdiocese of Nairobi, Sr. Mary Read More ...

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AMECEA: African Culture Should Guide Our Communications Strategy for Child Safeguarding

AMECEA: African Culture Should Guide Our Communications Strategy for Child Safeguarding: AMECEA Secretary General Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA As the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) Pastoral Department develops a communications strategy as a guiding tool for Read More ...

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Believers in Christ are urged to seek God’s wisdom in electing leaders.

Believers in Christ where ever they may be  have been urged to seek God’s wisdom to guide them elect leaders that will serve them according to God’s will in the forthcoming general elections. Presiding over homily during second mass broadcast Read More ...

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Archbishop Msusa Excited with Progress of Radio Project.

MALAWI: Archbishop Msusa Excited with Progress of Radio Project Esther Nyanja Archbishop Thomas Luke Msusa of the Archdiocese of Blantyre has expressed joy over the progress made in the establishment of Kuwala FM, a regional radio station of the Archdiocese. He Read More ...

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MALAWI: Apostolic Nuncio Donates Ventilator to Likuni Hospital

MALAWI: Apostolic Nuncio Donates Ventilator to Likuni Hospital Williams Mponda Pope Francis through the office of the Apostolic Nuncio to Malawi has donated  ventilators to Likuni Mission Hospital which is under the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) in the Archdiocese of Read More ...

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KENYA: “Let Us Take the Responsibility & Tell Our Own Stories,” Secretary General to AMECEA Online News Correspondents

KENYA: “Let Us Take the Responsibility and Tell Our Own Stories,” Secretary General to AMECEA Online News Correspondents Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA At a virtual meeting that brought together news correspondents from the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Read More ...

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ZAMBIA: Keep Your Doors Open to the Poor, Nuncio Advises Newly Installed Bishop of Ndola

ZAMBIA: Keep Your Doors Open to the Poor, Nuncio Advises Newly Installed Bishop of Ndola By Mwenya Mukuka Speaking during the installation mass of Bishop Dr Benjamin Phiri as the new ordinary for Ndola Diocese, held at the Cathedral of Christ Read More ...

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Pope Francis calls for Justice & Vaccine for all.

The coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating inequalities between rich and poor, Pope Francis said on Wednesday(19th August 2020), calling for universal vaccines not reserved just for the wealthiest.  As the virus continues to claim lives and wreak havoc on economies around Read More ...

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Assumption of Mary

Today, is the solemnity of the assumption of Mary, celebrating that God raised the Virgin Mary, body and soul, to the glories of heaven at the end of her earthly journey. Kasese guide radio will broadcast live all the three Read More ...

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2 priests in the diocese of Kasese marks 37 years of priesthood.

Two priests in the diocese of Kasese celebrate their thirty seven years of priesthood today(14th August 2020) with a call on Christians to listen and do by God`s call. According to the Kasese Diocesan archives, Thatha Sasio Kamalha Buhaka, the Read More ...

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South Rwenzori Diocese Elect Bishop thanks God for selecting him.

Bishop Elect for South Rwenzori Diocese Rev Can. Nason Baluku has thanked God for selecting him as the third Bishop of the Diocese with a pledge to work with all Christians and the clergy. In an interview with the press Read More ...

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Pope asks for Mary’s intercession to overcome pandemic.

Pope Francis has asked the Blessed Virgin Mary to intercede so that humanity might overcome the novel corona virus, as the Church prepares to celebrate the feast of her Assumption In his greetings during the today General Audience, Pope Francis Read More ...

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Fr. John Kithendere marks 31 years of priesthood.

Today(05 Aug 2020), Fr. John Kithendere marks 31 years of priesthood. According to reports, Fr. Kithendere was the first priest to be ordained by the now Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Kasese, Rt. Rev. Egidio Nkaijanabwo on 5th August Read More ...

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Always share the little you have with love as Xtians,Rev Fr. Pascal said.

The Kasese parish Curate, Rev Fr. Pascal Bwambale has encouraged believers in Christ to share with their neighbors the little they have with love if they are to have eternal life. Presiding over second mass broad cast live at Kasese Read More ...

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ECAM Staff celebrate SECAM DAY 2020

SECAM ONLINE 03/20Promoting Organic Pastoral Solidarity in Africa SECAM Staff celebrate SECAM DAY 2020 The Management and staff of the SECAM Secretariat have joined the Bishops of Africa and the entire Church-family of God in Africa to thank God and to pray Read More ...

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3 priests in the diocese of Kasese celebrates 9th year in Priesthood.

Three priests in the diocese of Kasese and one Capuchin Brother today celebrate the ninth year in Priesthood with a call on parents and guardians to encourage their children for the service of God. The three priests area the Kyabikere Read More ...

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Rev. Fr. Sunday Augustine Masereka Celebrates 20th Anniversary as a Priest.

Rev. Fr. Sunday Augustine Masereka, the Director Kasese Guide radio today(29th July 2020) celebrates his twentieth anniversary as a priest with a call on Xtians to make good use of God`s call and talents from the Creator. Fr. Augustine, born Read More ...

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Rev. Fr. Joseph Tumusiime as the new Diocesan Vocational director.

The Bishop Diocese of Kasese, Rt. Rev. Francis Aquirinus Kibira Kambale yesterday(28th July 2020) appointed Rev. Fr. Joseph Tumusiime as the new Diocesan vocational director deputized by Rev. Fr. Pascal Bwambale. Fr. Tumusiime and Fr. Pascal are succeeding Rev. Fr. Read More ...

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Caritas Zambia, CSOs, To Train Journalists on Seed Politics And Climate Change.

Mwenya Mukuka Caritas Zambia has mobilised Journalists from various media houses in Zambia to train them on how to promote advocacy work around seed politics, climate change and nutrition. Caritas Zambia Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation Programme specialist Mubanga Musamba has Read More ...

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Catholic Institution of Higher Learning Ready to Resume Classes in a Month’s Time.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Tangaza University College (TUC), a Kenya-based constituent of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), is set to commence the 2020-2021 academic year in August after the government’s closure of all learning institutions in mid-March Read More ...

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Archdiocese of Blantyre Receives License to Start Catholic Radio Station.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA MALAWI:  After two years’ search of license to set up a radio station in Blantyre Archdiocese, Kuwala (light) FM as the radio will be known has received a regional license making it the first Catholic Read More ...

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Rt. Rev. Phiri Bids Farewell to Chipata Diocese.

Mwenya Mukuka Outgoing Auxiliary Bishop for Chipata Diocese Rt. Rev. Benjamin Phiri has bid farewell to the Diocese.Rt. Rev. Phiri is the new Bishop for Ndola Diocese taking over from Archbishop Dr. Alick Banda.In his farewell message, Rt. Rev. Phiri appreciated Read More ...

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Bishops Call on Zambians to Seek God in This Time of Covid-19 Crisis.

Mwenya Mukuka The Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) has encouraged Zambians to seek and find God in this time of the Coronavirus crisis.In a statement the ZCCB has released after their plenary session in Lusaka, the Catholic bishops say God Read More ...

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Pope Francis Emphasizes on Listening as a Means of Reconciliation.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA On Sunday, July 20, Pope Francis released a third video in preparation for the 106th World Day of Migrants and Refugees (WDMR). In the video clip under the sub-theme “To listen in order to be reconciled,” the Pontiff laments Read More ...

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“Faith in God has grown high in families,” Rev.Yongeza Mukonzo said.

The Kasese district Inter-faith council chairperson, Rev. Ezra Yongeza Mukonzo has said Faith in God has grown high in families that used the lock down to use their as prayer spaces but equally dissolved in some families that did not Read More ...

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Rt Rev. Francis Aquirinus Kibira has requested priests in the diocese to organize monthly recollections from their respective parishes.

The Bishop diocese of Kasese Rt Rev Francis Aquirinus Kibira Kambale has requested priests in the diocese to organize monthly recollections from their respective parishes in a bid to renew their faith with Jesus Christ during this lock down over Read More ...

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Rev. Fr. Joseph Kirungi has asked leaders in Kasese to promote love & unity for eternity.

The Rector Kasese cathederal Parish in Kasese town, Rev. Fr. Joseph Kirungi has challenged leaders in Kasese district to promote love and unity  for eternity. Presiding over a homily during third Mass braodcast live on Kasese Guide Radio, Fr. Kirungi asked Read More ...

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Heaven belongs to those who practice good deeds of the Almighty, Fr. Kirungi said.

The Rector for Kasese cathedral parish, Rev Fr. Joseph Kirungi has asked believers in Christ to practice good deeds of the almighty if they are to inherit the kingdom of heaven. Presiding over the morning mass broadcasted live on Kasese Read More ...

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Believers in Christ have been asked to fulfill their roles as Christians.

Believers in Christ wherever they are have been asked to fulfill their roles as Christians and also surrender their lives Christ for evee lasting life. Presiding over a requiem Mass of a 53year old senior teacher Late Jeremiah Kisembo Mukusa Read More ...

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Annual Celebration of SECAM Day Scheduled for August 2.

Church News 12/07/2020 SECAM: Annual Celebration of SECAM Day Scheduled for August 2 The Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM), a continental body of Bishops has reminded the Catholic faithful that the annual SECAM day celebration for Read More ...

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Believers in Christ asked to task their Burdens to Christ.

Believers in Christ wherever they may have been asked to task their Burdens to Christ who is a solution to all their challenges. Rev Fr. Joseph Mbusa who was presiding over first mass that was also broadcast live on Kasese Read More ...

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Caritas Zambia Support Bishops on Inclusive Consultation on Constitutional Matters.

ZAMBIA: Caritas Zambia Support Bishops on Inclusive Consultation on Constitutional Matters Mwenya Mukuka Eugene Kabilika,Caritas Zambia Executive Director Caritas Zambia has supported the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) in their call for withdrawal of the controversial Bill No. 10 Read More ...

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Youths and Children Encouraged to Use Time Wisely Amidst Covid-19 Crisis in Kenya.

KENYA: Youths and Children Encouraged to Use Time Wisely Amidst Covid-19 Crisis. Janet Hinga Rt. Rev. Antony Ireri, the Apostolic Vicariate of Isiolo and Chairman of KCCB-Commission for Liturgy The Apostolic Vicariate of Isiolo and Chairman of KCCB-Commission for Liturgy Read More ...

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Tzd: TEC Provides Corona Protective Equipment to Catholic Hospitals.

TANZANIA: TEC Provides Corona Protective Equipment to Catholic Hospitals  Sarah Pelaji, Dar es Salaam Tanzania Episcopal Conference (TEC), has provided Coronavirus protective equipment to  Catholic-owned hospitals in the country. Presenting these materials recently to some Catholic Bishops in Dar es Read More ...

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KENYA:Catholic MPs Reiterate Bishops’ Stance Against Reproductive Health Bill.

KENYA: Catholic Members of Parliament Reiterate Bishops’ Stance Against Reproductive Health Bill Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Catholic Members of parliament in Kenya under their forum, Catholic MPs Spiritual Support Initiative (CAMPSSI), have backed the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops Read More ...

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Pope Francis Appoints Rt. Rev. Benjamin Phiri Bishop for Ndola Diocese.

ZAMBIA: Pope Francis Appoints Rt. Rev. Benjamin Phiri Bishop for Ndola Diocese Mwenya Mukuka Rt. Rev. Benjamin Phiri, the new Bishop of the Diocese of Ndola. Pope Francis has named Rt. Rev. Benjamin Phiri as the Bishop of the Diocese Read More ...

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New Catholic Directory Offers Guidelines on Evangelization and Catechesis.

Church News 05th July 2020 VATICAN: New Catholic Directory Offers Guidelines on Evangelization and Catechesis Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA A new directory for Catechesis released in the Vatican last week by the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization has Read More ...

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Believers in Christ asked to continue with a giving hand.

The Bishop Diocese of Kasese Rt.Rev.Francis Acquirinus Kibira Kambale has asked believers in Christ to continue having a giving hand to the Vulnerable and internally displaced people in Kasese district in order to receive abundant blessings from God. Speaking to Read More ...

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Missionary Sisters of Precious Blood Lose Four Nuns To Covid-19.

Church News 21 June 2020 SECAM: Missionary Sisters of Precious Blood Lose Four Nuns To Covid-19 The Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) have sent message of condolence to Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood (CPS) who Read More ...

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SIGNIS Africa Trains Trainers on Online Project Application.

1.KENYA: SIGNIS Africa Trains Trainers on Online Project Application Platform As embassies, organizations and companies are undergoing digital transformation to automate their operations, SIGNIS Africa, which is the continental branch of the World Catholic Association for Communication has trained the Read More ...

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Pastoral Institute Starts Registration For 2020-2021 Intake.

1.KENYA: AMECEA Pastoral Institute Starts Registration For 2020-2021 Intake Amidst Considerations of Post-Covid-19As Kenya government authority consider reopening of activities after three months of lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic, AMECEA’s Pastoral Institute (API) has started registration of candidates for Read More ...

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Believers in Christ asked to promote love for one another.

Believers in Christ have been asked to promote love for one another if they were to fulfill their obligations as required. In his Homily during today`s morning Holy Mass that was also broadcast live on Kasese radio airwaves, Rev. Fr. Read More ...

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Rt. Rev Francis Aquirinus Kibira opens operations of Kilembe Mines Hospital.

The Bishop Diocese of Kasese Rt. Rev Francis Aquirinus Kibira Kambale has today opened the operations of Kilembe Mines Hospital at their new site in Kasese District. Presiding over opening mass at St.Micheal Kindergarten day and care center in Kasese Read More ...

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Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter on care for the environment.

Church News 24 May 2020 As the Church celebrates the weeklong 5th anniversary of Laudato Si’, Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter on care for the environment, the Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya has pointed out that creation is a way through which Read More ...

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Message of his Holiness Pope Francis for the 54th World Communications day.

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE 54th WORLD COMMUNICATIONS DAY “That you may tell your children and grandchildren” (Ex 10:2) Life becomes history I would like to devote this year’s Message to the theme of storytelling, because I Read More ...

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Pope Francis through the Dicastery.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,Pope Francis through the Dicastery of Integral Human Development has organized a week of reflection on LAUDATO SI, on the occasion of its 5th anniversary 24th May 2020, to foster that integral human development which is possible Read More ...

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The Christian in the world.

SECOND READING From a letter to Diognetus  (Nn. 5-6: Funk, 397-401) The Christian in the WorldChristians are indistinguishable from other men either by nationality, language or customs. They do not inhabit separate cities of their own, or speak a strange dialect, or Read More ...

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TANZANIA: Country Experiences Series of Deaths of Government officials and Religious Leaders Within three weeks.

.TANZANIA: Country Experiences Series of Deaths of Government officials and Religious Leaders Within three weeks, several prominent people in the Country have died and Tanzanians are shocked and have panicked as they link these deaths to Covid-19. Although the cause of Read More ...

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Pope at Audience: ‘We are all beggars before God’.

Pope at Audience: ‘We are all beggars before God’. Pope Francis begins a new series of catechesis during the General Audience on the theme of prayer and invites the faithful never to suffocate that cry for hope and salvation. By Linda Read More ...

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The Bishop for Kasese catholic diocese Rt. Rev Francis Aquirinus Kibira Kambale has today appointed Rev Fr. Joseph Syathetha Kule as the new diocesan treasurer and financial administrator replacing Rev Fr. Sunday Augustine Masereka.

The Bishop for Kasese catholic diocese Rt. Rev Francis Aquirinus Kibira Kambale has today appointed Rev Fr. Joseph Syathetha Kule as the new diocesan treasurer and financial administrator replacing Rev Fr. Sunday Augustine Masereka. In his message, Bishop Kibira said Read More ...

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Pope at Mass prays for prudence as restrictions ease.

During Mass at the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday, Pope Francis prays that people will prudently adhere to measures put in place for the easing of the quarantine so that the Covid-19 pandemic does not return. By Vatican News Pope Read More ...

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Covid-19: Italian Bishops protest continued ban on public Masses.

Italy’s Bishops’ Conference voices concerns over certain aspects of the government’s plans for “phase 2”, saying the Church “cannot accept seeing the exercise of freedom of religion compromised”. By Vatican News The Italian Bishops’ Conference (CEI) responded shortly after the Read More ...

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Pope Francis has appointed theRt. Rev. Lambert Bainomugisha, the Auxiliary Bishop of Mbarara as the new Archbishop of Mbarara Archdiocese.

Pope Francis has appointed the Rt. Rev. Lambert Bainomugisha, the Auxiliary Bishop of Mbarara as the new Archbishop of Mbarara Archdiocese, replacing the Most. Rev. Paul K. Bakyenga who resigned his position having reached the canonical age limit. According to Read More ...

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Holy See Press Office Communiqué, 22.04.2020

This morning, in the Old Synod Hall, an extraordinary meeting took place, chaired by His Eminence Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin, in the presence of the heads of the Dicasteries and entities of the Holy See. The aim of Read More ...

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Resignation of bishop of Riohacha, Colombia, and appointment of successor.

The Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Riohacha, Colombia, presented by Bishop Héctor Salah Zuleta. The Pope has appointed as bishop of Riohacha, Colombia, Bishop Francisco Antonio Ceballos Escobar, C.SS.R., currently titular Read More ...

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The rector Kasese Cathedral Parish in Kasese town, Rev. Fr. Joseph Kirungi on believers in Christ.

The rector Kasese Cathedral Parish in Kasese town, Rev. Fr. Joseph Kirungi has urged believers in Christ to extend God’s love and mercy to those in need in a bid to fulfill Christ’s mission on earth. Presiding over homily during Read More ...

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Pope postpones World Meeting of Families, World Youth Day.

Pope Francis has agreed with a recommendation by the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life to postpone by one year the next gatherings of the World Meeting of Families and World Youth Day. The World Meeting of Families in Read More ...

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SOUTH SUDAN: “Reconciliation The Only Remedy to This Broken Nation,” Archbishop Ameyu.

The recently installed archbishop of Juba Archdiocese Most Rev. Stephen Ameyu Martin Mulla has emphasized the need for reconciliation in the country that has been experiencing war for many years in his Easter message.  “South Sudan is a broken nation. Read More ...

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Pope Francis on aftermath of COVID-19.

We must think of the aftermath of COVID-19 so we are not unprepared The Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development underlines the commitment in favour of “local Churches to save lives and help the poorest”. Five working Read More ...

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