Let your servants go in peace: The story of the SMB Missionaries in Zimbabwe

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa Bondolfi Mission in Masvingo Diocese, one of the first and most renowned missions in the diocese because of its reputation in education and spiritual formation was named in memory of the spiritual guru, Msgr. Pietro Bondolfi who founded the Bethlehem Mission Society in 1921. The missionary journey of the Bethlehem Mission … Continue reading Let your servants go in peace: The story of the SMB Missionaries in Zimbabwe

Catholic Church joins Covid-19 prayer and fasting

By Admire Kakukudzo Fr Phillip Kembo leading a prayer on behalf of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops Conference (ZCBC) on the 15th June 2020 during the Presidential National Prayer and Fasting day for Covid 19 at the State House. Church leaders from different denominations and various government officials attended the historic presidential prayer and fasting day including … Continue reading Catholic Church joins Covid-19 prayer and fasting

The plight of the rural learner amid worsening situations of COVID-19

By Justice Ngonidzashe Mutizamhepo The COVID-19 pandemic has landed almost all the institutions across the globe in a crisis. Economies have been put to a standstill, with little if any production at all. Health sectors have been shaken, the worst affected being the ill prepared and sub-standard African health systems with most health personnel either … Continue reading The plight of the rural learner amid worsening situations of COVID-19

A Lockdown Reflection

By Fr. Keto Sithole Diocese of Hwange Zimbabwe Zimbabwe is in her second month of the lockdown after the President of the Republic (His Excellency Emerson Dambudzo Munangagwa) delivered the arguably unwelcome but anticipated news to the citizenry. The 21 days of total lockdown of business and social life began on 30th of March 2020 … Continue reading A Lockdown Reflection

Catholic hospitals appreciate Papal donation

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa Rev. Simbarashe Ndlovu receives a consignment for Gokwe Diocese from ZCBC Health Coordinator, Sr. Salome Mateko. Distribution of medical supplies donated by Pope Francis through the Nunciature in Harare has been underway with hospitals collecting shares allocated to them. The distribution was according to bed capacity which determines the hospital size. … Continue reading Catholic hospitals appreciate Papal donation

Mary Ward Sister 103 challenges consecrated women to practice total obedience to superiors.

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa Sr. Christopher Angell CJ, still writes hundreds of letters at 103. While corona virus was brewing and simmering in China and the world was bracing for the worst in dealing with the pandemic, in Zimbabwe, Sr. Christopher Angell CJ, celebrated the gift of a long fulfilling life. It was on 17 … Continue reading Mary Ward Sister 103 challenges consecrated women to practice total obedience to superiors.

Zimbabwe at 40: ZCBC Pastoral Letter on the 40th Anniversary of Zimbabwe’s Independence.

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa As Zimbabwe celebrates its 40th anniversary, the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops' Conference (ZCBC) has challenged the government to prioritize the welfare of the majority and the poor and to adhere to the country's constitution in the promotion of rights and freedoms for the people of Zimbabwe. In a Pastoral Letter issued on … Continue reading Zimbabwe at 40: ZCBC Pastoral Letter on the 40th Anniversary of Zimbabwe’s Independence.

Catholic University of Zimbabwe offers Chaplaincy Course in Masvingo

By Tatenda Mqetu The Catholic University of Zimbabwe (CUZ) recently introduced the Chaplaincy course at Gokomere Mission in Masvingo Diocese so as to equip Priests to serve as qualified chaplains in schools, hospitals and other institutions which is a great stride in empowering Church personnel in the responsibilities that they are assigned to. History is … Continue reading Catholic University of Zimbabwe offers Chaplaincy Course in Masvingo

Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops appeal for aid to feed starving population.

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa Archbishop Robert Ndlovu flanked by Bishops Rudolf Nyandoro and Paul Horan, delivers the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops's Conference message on the need for food aid. The Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (ZCBC) has buttressed the government’s call by appealing for food aid citing that half of the country’s population may face starvation in … Continue reading Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops appeal for aid to feed starving population.

Sub-Regional Conference of Bishops of Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe gathers momentum in a spiritual federation.

By Albert Dhafana Technical Working Group Laity Representative ZCBC The bishops of the three countries of Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe have been consulting among themselves for some time on how they could increase cooperation on a number of issues, especially on the pastoral front. The three countries share very close ties going back into history. … Continue reading Sub-Regional Conference of Bishops of Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe gathers momentum in a spiritual federation.

Pope Francis appoints Apostolic Nuncio to Zimbabwe

Msgr Paolo Rudelli carries the vision of the Holy See for a Church that spends herself for humanity. The Nuncio to Zimbabwe Msgr Paolo Rudelli. By Br. Alfonce Kugwa His Holiness Pope Francis has recently appointed an Apostolic Nuncio to Zimbabwe. The appointment that was announced on 25 January 2020 introduced His Grace Monsignor Paolo … Continue reading Pope Francis appoints Apostolic Nuncio to Zimbabwe