On this week’s Register Radio, CNA Rome correspondent Courtney Mares in Rome talks about her recent trip to Lourdes, and Register senior editor Jonathan Liedl talks about his article on Africa and same-sex blessings, ‘The Congo Flows Into the Tiber.’
Results from Tag: 'africa'
‘In the Church, there have always been small groups that manifest reflections of a schismatic nature,’ the Pope said. ‘One must let them carry on and pass away... and look ahead.’
The organization describes itself as a “Catholic, pro-life nonprofit” that sponsors “life-saving missions in over 100 countries.” The group was founded in 1981 in Maryland and is presently based in Front Royal, Virginia.
Archbishop Andrew Nkea Fuanya told the Register that this month’s synodal assembly ‘went very well, much better than I expected.’
Catholics in the world numbered 1,375,852,000 people at the end of 2021, with an overall increase of 16.2 million compared with the previous year, the report states.
The bishop, who serves on the subcommittee for the Solidarity Fund for the Church in Africa, an initiative of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), said that in the U.S., “people have become very individualistic.”
‘For example, there have been 200 children who were aborted, and I haven’t heard the Church say anything about it. There is sometimes a terrifying silence.’
Comments the Holy Father made in a recent interview could threaten to overtake his mission of peace.
Writing on behalf of Catholic bishops in Africa, Cardinal Ambongo spoke fondly of the late Pope Emeritus.
Persecution of Christians and other religious minorities, including minority sects within Islam, is on the rise in Nigeria, according to religious and human rights organizations.