Africa

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Reflection: Rwandan martyrs Cyprien and Daphrose Rugamba modeled pacifism, prayer

A devout Catholic couple and several of their children were among the victims of the Rwandan Genocide. Nancy Saro reflects on their witness as their canonization cause advances.

'Black Saints Matter': Caribbean artist highlighting Black saints with original artwork, upcoming graphic novels

A new set of Black saint icons is taking the web by storm, and the creator is ramping up for a set of graphic novels highlighting the diaspora's finest.

Jerome Feudjio, America's first native African bishop, to attend celebration tomorrow near DC

Bishop Jerome Feudjio, a Cameroonian native who made history earlier this year as the first-ever African bishop in the US, is coming stateside for a celebration in his honor.

Kolt Kodesh, John Levi performing on Catholic Hip-Hop and Tacos tour Saturday night

Black rappers—Catholic and Protestant alike—will feature this weekend at a concert, led by a priest, which will celebrate hip-hop, tacos, and Jesus in Central Florida.

Reflection: Simon of Cyrene, a model of hope for Catholics of African descent

Efran Menny offers a reflection on Simon of Cyrene, an ancient African saint who models service and hope for the children of the diaspora.

Josephite seminarians making first profession on Sunday

The nation's only order of priests dedicated to serving African-Americans will have two newly-professed members come Sunday.

Fr Ubald Rugirangoga, famed Rwandan healer, succumbs to COVID-19

A Rwandan priest, known for healing social and bodily sickness, has himself succumbed to illness at the age of 65.
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