June 28, 2017

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…

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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…

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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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