June 28, 2017

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  • KENYA: Nun Wins Principal of the Year Award

    MOMBASA JUNE 27, 2017(CISA) – Sr Anastacia Amollo, Principal of St. Mary’s Lwak Girls High School has won the 2017 Principal of the Year Award (POYA). “I thank God. I am humbled. I can say I have won this because of my commitment and, more so, my dedication, love and passion in what I am doing,” Sr Anastacia of the Franciscan sisters of St. Anna said after receiving the trophy. “I appreciate those who have supported me and I am glad to have reached this level. I am grateful to all, especially my school and the employer, the Teachers Service Commission…

  • ZAMBIA: Catholic Priest Elected SIGNIS World Vice President

    LUSAKA JUNE 27, 2017(CISA)-Fr Paul Samasumo has been elected as one of the two World Catholic Association for Communication (SIGNIS) Vice Presidents for the period 2017-2021. Commenting on his election Fr Samasumo thanked the assembly for giving him the new task. “I am humbled and grateful to the assembly for their confidence in me and my Continent, Africa. I thank my superiors at the Pontifical Secretariat for Communication who have always given me the space to work with SIGNIS. My candidature was actually not proposed by Africa, but once it was made, my African brothers and sisters at this Congress…

  • SOUTH SUDAN: Churches Condemn Warring Factions for Ignoring People’s Needs

    JUBA JUNE 27, 2017 (CISA) – The South Sudan Council of Churches (SSC) has criticized the country’s political leaders “on all sides” for placing political and personal interests above the needs of ordinary people. The council is made up of the heads of the member churches, including Archbishop Paulino Lukudo Loro of Juba, charged that the country’s problems are “man-made, a result of mismanagement, blatant corruption, insecurity, lack of governance and the rule of law.” “Greed, hatred and the struggle for power have left the ordinary people of South Sudan, on all sides of the conflict, as the losers,” the council…

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KENYA: Nun Wins Principal of the Year Award

Jun 28, 2017

MOMBASA JUNE 27, 2017(CISA) – Sr Anastacia Amollo, Principal of St. Mary’s Lwak Girls High School has won the 2017 Principal of the Year Award (POYA). “I thank God. I am humbled. I can say I have won this because of my commitment and, more so, my dedication, love and passion in what I am doing,” Sr Anastacia of the Franciscan sisters of St. Anna said after receiving the trophy. “I appreciate those who have supported me and I am glad to have reached this level. I am grateful to all, especially my school and the employer, the Teachers Service Commission…

ZAMBIA: Catholic Priest Elected SIGNIS World Vice President

Jun 28, 2017

LUSAKA JUNE 27, 2017(CISA)-Fr Paul Samasumo has been elected as one of the two World Catholic Association for Communication (SIGNIS) Vice Presidents for the period 2017-2021. Commenting on his election Fr Samasumo thanked the assembly for giving him the new task. “I am humbled and grateful to the assembly for their confidence in me and my Continent, Africa. I thank my superiors at the Pontifical Secretariat for Communication who have always given me the space to work with SIGNIS. My candidature was actually not proposed by Africa, but once it was made, my African brothers and sisters at this Congress…

SOUTH SUDAN: Churches Condemn Warring Factions for Ignoring People’s Needs

Jun 28, 2017

JUBA JUNE 27, 2017 (CISA) – The South Sudan Council of Churches (SSC) has criticized the country’s political leaders “on all sides” for placing political and personal interests above the needs of ordinary people. The council is made up of the heads of the member churches, including Archbishop Paulino Lukudo Loro of Juba, charged that the country’s problems are “man-made, a result of mismanagement, blatant corruption, insecurity, lack of governance and the rule of law.” “Greed, hatred and the struggle for power have left the ordinary people of South Sudan, on all sides of the conflict, as the losers,” the council…

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KENYA: Archbishop Anthony Muheria Installed in Nyeri

NYERI JUNE 20, 2017(CISA) – Archbishop Anthony Muheria has been installed as the new shepherd of the Catholic Archdiocese of Nyeri. The installation ceremony at Christ the King Major Seminary in Nyeri on June 17 was led by Archbishop Charles Daniel Balvo,The Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya and South Sudan. “We give thanks to God for this great youth. We thank God for his willingness to accept the mission that has been entrusted to him by Holy Father Pope Francis,” said Archbishop Balvo. The newly installed Archbishop of Nyeri then celebrated his first Mass as an Archbishop while Bishop Philip Anyolo, chairman…

DRC: Government, Rebels sign Church-Brokered Peace Accord

ROME JUNE 20, 2017 (CISA) – The Central African Republic (CAR) government and 13 of the 14 armed groups in the country on June 19 signed an accord aimed at ending an ethno-religious conflict that has killed thousands of people. The deal, which was mediated by the Roman Catholic Sant’ Egidio peace group and signed at their headquarters in Rome, calls for an immediate end to hostilities and recognition of the results of last year’s presidential elections, Reuters reported. The Sant’ Egidio group, which is backed by the Vatican and Italy, negotiated the end of the civil war in Mozambique in…

KENYA: Catholic Bishops Cautions Against Tribal Politics Ahead of Elections

NAIROBI JUNE 20, 2017(CISA)-The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) has  cautioned Kenyans against involving themselves in tribal politics that will stir up hatred among themselves. “We must resist and reject any form of incitements. We must foster a unified nation. Desist from inflammatory and irresponsible utterances stirring up hatred towards specific candidates,” the bishops said. The prelates appealed to politicians to preach peace and unity ahead of the August 8 General Elections. “We appeal to the politicians to conduct themselves peacefully and ensure that whatever they do should be in the interest of Kenyans and in particular, to promote…

ZAMBIA: Church Leaders Condemn Mistreatment of Opposition Leader

LUSAKA, JUNE 20, 2017(CISA) – Zambian Church leaders have condemned the government for mistreating the nation’s main opposition political leader, Hakainde Hichilema. In a statement June 16, the church leaders cautioned Zambian President Edgar Lungu for confining the opposition leader in a maximum security prison, even before trial for an alleged treason charge, is determined. “We in the Church leadership are not repentant; Zambia eminently qualifies to be branded a dictatorship. The fact of the matter is that only leadership that does not have the will of the people on its side or thinks it does not have the will of…