A prominent African cardinal has called for restraint in Sudan, as the ruling junta cracks down on peaceful protesters in the capital city, Khartoum.
Lately, Muslims have been reaching out to Christians in northern Nigeria to seek reunion and deliver a message of peace, hope and solidarity that all Muslims are peace-loving people.
"We express our strongest condemnation at this disquieting wave of violence and assure our bruised brethren of solidarity, prayerful communion and compassion."
The presence of militant Islamist groups in the Congo such as ISIS is complicating the work of medical personnel in combating the Ebola virus epidemic, which has been rampant for the last 40 months.
The Catholic bishops of Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia are concerned about the increasing violence among herders, who are using sophisticated weapons such as AK-47s to protect their cattle against raids.
A South African archbishop has urged the government to act against xenophobic attacks, which have increased as general elections approach.