Posted on 08/10/2020 08:05 AM ()
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) expresses concern on insecurity in the country and calls on the government to “put a complete stop to the killing of innocent people.”
Posted on 08/10/2020 07:19 AM ()
Election officials in Belarus say the county's longtime President Alexander Lukashenko has won his sixth consecutive term, taking over 80 percent of the vote. Monday's announcement followed a night of riots in which dozens of people were injured, and possible one person was killed amid mounting anger over his perceived autocratic style.
Posted on 08/10/2020 07:08 AM ()
In a statement issued at the beginning of August, the Bishops of the Philippines reiterate their opposition to the reintroduction of the death penalty in their country.
Posted on 08/10/2020 06:36 AM ()
Eamon Martin, the Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, delivered a message on the anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Nagasaki in 1945, saying that the use and possession of nuclear weapons is immoral.
Posted on 08/10/2020 06:09 AM ()
The Indian Constitution grants social benefits and privileges to Hindu, Sikh and Buddhist Dalits for their uplift but denies them to Muslim and Christian Dalits. The August 10 "Black Day" protest by Indian Christians is against this discrimination.
Posted on 08/10/2020 05:43 AM ()
World leaders have pledged millions of dollars for disaster-struck Lebanon, during an online aid summit aimed at helping the country.
Posted on 08/10/2020 05:09 AM ()
The Communications Department of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) partners with Catholic Care for Children (CCC) to raise awareness for care for vulnerable children amid the Covid-19 crisis.
Posted on 08/9/2020 08:15 AM ()
Voters in Belarus go to the polls on Sunday amid mounting protests against President Alexander Lukashenko, Europe's longest-ruling head-of-state.
Posted on 08/9/2020 07:53 AM ()
World leaders have been discussing emergency aid for Lebanon after Tuesday's devastating explosion in Beirut.
Posted on 08/9/2020 06:59 AM ()
The United Nations marks International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples on August 9. The UN chief has released a message for this year’s observance, whose theme is, “COVID-19 and indigenous peoples’ resilience”.