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A section of the priests’ house at St. John Paul II Rwamishenye Church in the Diocese of Bukoba in Tanzania was destroyed by the storm Oct. 18, 2023.

‘He hid under the altar’: Tanzanian bishop describes effects of violent storm on church

Oct 21, 2023

By Magdalene Kahiu

St. John Paul II Rwamishenye Church in the Diocese of Bukoba in Tanzania and the parish’s rectory have been destroyed... Read more

Pope Francis prays on St. Peter's Square, Oct. 5, 2022

Pope Francis prays for Tanzania plane crash victims

Nov 8, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis has sent a message to victims of a plane crash in Tanzania. He said he is praying for... Read more

US bishops oppose expansion of immigration restrictions

Feb 3, 2020

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is decrying a Trump administration order that expands, by six, a list of... Read more

The flag of Tanzania.

Tanzanian cardinal: Reject ideological colonization through foreign aid

Dec 5, 2018

The Archbishop of Dar es Salaam has asked the government of Tanzania to reject any foreign aid that is conditioned... Read more

Fr. Evarist Mushi, who was shot dead at the entrance of his church in Zanzibar in 2013.

Under pressure to convert, Zanzibar Christians concerned for future

May 21, 2014

Members of the small Christian minority on the Tanzanian islands of Zanzibar are suffering intimidation and now fear that their... Read more

Bishop Bernadin Francis Mfumbusa.

Tanzanian bishop sees hope, despite growth of extremism

Feb 8, 2014

A bishop of a north-central diocese in Tanzania has expressed concern over the growth of radical Islamist violence in the... Read more