Analysis: Running the Numbers, Africa Isn’t the Catholic Future — It’s the Present

While news agencies and Catholic social media denizens these days gorge themselves on the Vatican’s mounting “Battle of the Books,” seeing who can craft the most sensational headlines or tweets about several controversial new volumes making the rounds, other outfits are, thankfully, still concerned with things that actually matter.

‘Water is Health’: CMMB Brings Clean Water to Parched Lands

Last year, Manhattan-based Catholic Medical Mission Board built wells and other catchment structures to bring safe water to more than 260,000 people worldwide. The need is dire. Unsafe water carries deadly viruses or bacteria that cause diarrhea, cholera, dysentery, typhoid, and polio.

Mission Trip to Kenya

Father Michael Panicali, parochial vicar at St. Mark and St. Margaret Mary Parish, Sheepshead Bay, went on a mission trip of sorts this summer to help out in Holy Family Parish in Nairobi, Kenya.

Kenya militant attack on college

Kenyan Bishops Deplore Massacre of Christians

The president of the Kenyan bishops’ conference called on Easter worshippers to commit themselves to praying for peace and security after militants attacked a college campus.

Priest Guilty of Bishop’s Murder

NAIROBI, Kenya (CNS) – A Catholic priest was among five people found guilty and sentenced to death for the 2005 slaying of Italian Bishop Luigi Locati. Judge Fred Ochieng described Father Guyo Waqo as the mastermind of the plot as the eight-year trial concluded. The judge said he believed the priest recruited Mohammed Molu Bagajo, […]