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Zambian bishops preparing to launch Catholic television station

Catholic television is coming to the southern African country of Zambia following years of effort by the Zambian bishops conference.  Read more

Africa archbishop affirms support for Catholic Relief Services

A Madagascar archbishop has distanced himself from controversial claims that Catholic Relief Services distributed contraceptive drugs and abortifacients in his... Read more

Steubenville conference teens package meals for the hungry in Burkina Faso, Africa.

Teens pack 100,000 meals for poor in Africa

Participants at a youth conference in Atlanta helped feed the hungry of Burkina Faso, Africa, by volunteering to package more... Read more

Msgr. Patrick Valdrini, President Thomas Yayi Boni, Cardinal Robert Sarah, and Prof. Nkafu Nkemnkia at the May 23, 2013 press conference.

New academic post aims to renew Africa's political culture

Cardinal Robert Sarah, the president of Benin and officials from the Pontifical Lateran University presented a new chair whose goal... Read more

Bishop Richard E. Pates of Des Moines, chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on International Justice and Peace.

US bishops promote rule banning Congo militia funding

The U.S. bishops have reiterated their support for a federal regulation that would block American investments from supporting militias in... Read more

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Bishop warns of Church plundering in Central African Republic

In the midst of a conflict between the government of the Central African Republic and the rebel Séléka coalition, the... Read more