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.
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
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.
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.
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
By Br. Alfonce Kugwa CMRS Members and Bishops pay attention as Fr. Robert Igo explains about the need to renew formation of religious men and women. The Conference of Major Religious Superiors (CMRS) is destined to resume a formation programme at Wadzanai Training Centre in Harare as a way of enhancing formation of those who … Continue reading Renew and not reinvent formation of religious men and women
By Cecilia Dzvairo The Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Coordinator, Fr. Edward Ndete makes a presentation on people's rights. The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) Masvingo recently hosted a Dialogue meeting between the Church represented by the Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations (ZHOCD) comprising of ZCBC, UDACIZA, EFZ, ZCC and the Security Sector on enhancing … Continue reading Church and security sector engagement a path to peace and true freedom
By Br. Alfonce Kugwa Bishop Bhasera plants a tree at the site Mary Help of Christians shrine at Driefontein Mission in Gweru Diocese. Mary Help of Christians Shrine is taking shape in Gweru Diocese, this time behind Muonde hospital after the first proposal to have it at Marirangwe near Shashe river flopped with authorities citing … Continue reading Mary Help of Christians Shrine comes alive in Gweru Diocese
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Tatenda Mqetu Fr. Raymond Mahefu poses for a picture with the National Movement of Catholic Students in Masvingo as they prepare to plant trees on National Tree Planting Day. Masvingo Region National Movement of Catholic Students (NMCS) were urged to treat tree planting day as a continuous process. Tree planting should include the actual planting, … Continue reading ‘Tree planting a process not an event’
By Br. Alfonce Kugwa Men and women religious who attended the Talitha Kum workshop on human trafficking pose for a picture at Wadzanai Training Center. Human trafficking has become a reality in Africa and world over but more especially in developing countries where people are trafficked in anticipation for greener pastures. The levels of poverty … Continue reading Talitha Kum Zimbabwe Fighting Human Trafficking
By Tatenda Mqetu Bishop Michael Bhasera blesses one of the graves at Gokomere cemetery while other priests and sisters look on. Masvingo Diocese Priests and Religious led by Bishop Michael Bhasera marked All Saints and All Souls days by remembering their departed colleagues at Gokomere Mission on the 2nd of November 2019 by laying flowers … Continue reading Masvingo Diocese remembers departed co-workers on All Souls Day