Politics & SocietyDispatches
Tawanda Karombo
Educators and humanitarian workers in Mozambique are expressing mixed feelings about a deployment of multinational forces to confront an intensifying Islamist insurgency in Mozambique.
A man receives ashes during Ash Wednesday Mass inside the Church of the Assumption in Lagos, Nigeria, Feb. 26, 2020. In separate homilies this year, Catholic bishops advised the citizens to use Lent to pray for peace and stability in Nigeria. (CNS photo/Nyancho NwaNri, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kay Ugwuede
The United States is not the only nation struggling with the problem of outspoken priests becoming entangled with the partisan politics of the day.
People mainly from Morocco stand on the shore as the Spanish Army cordons off a beach at the border of Morocco and Spain in the Spanish enclave of Ceuta on May 18. Ceuta faced a humanitarian crisis after thousands of Moroccans took advantage of relaxed border control in their country to swim or paddle in inflatable boats into European soil. (AP Photo/Javier Fergo)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Bridget Ryder
Relations between Morocco and Spain are complex, fraught with clashing political and economic interests—with thousands of migrants caught in the middle.
A Radio Chiedza official promotes the would-be community radio station’s mission in Harare, Zimbabwe, in 2016. Photo courtesy of Radio Chiedza.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Marko Phiri
Zimbabwe’s broadcasting authorities promise to liberalize national media, but those concessions have not been extended to religious broadcasters at Catholic dioceses.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
The speed and virulence of the Covid-19 outbreak in India have been among its most shocking aspects. Could an outbreak as ferocious happen somewhere else?
A man prepares for his AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at Ndirande Health Centre in Blantyre, Malawi on March 29. (AP Photo/Thoko Chikondi, File)
FaithDispatches
Tawanda Karombo
Poverty is profound around with “hungry people...knocking at the parish gates” on a daily basis because of Covid-19.