Archivi tag: coast

AFRICA/IVORY COAST – Peace is not the absence of war: the country celebrates the National Day of Peace

Abidjan – “Peace is certainly not the absence of war, but it must be recognized that the absence of war says something about peace”, wrote to Fides, Fr. Donald Zagore, Ivorian theologian of the Society for African Missions, at the end of the 25th National Day of Peace that the country celebrated on Monday, November… Leggi tutto »

AFRICA/IVORY COAST – World Day of the Poor between charity initiatives and an invitation to solidarity

Abidjan – With an appeal to charity and with initiatives of solidarity towards the poor and the vulnerable, the fifth edition of the World Day of the Poor, established by Pope Francis at the end of Jubilee of Mercy in 2017. Mgr. Bruno Essoh YEDOH, bishop of Bondoukou, president of the Episcopal Commission of the… Leggi tutto »

AFRICA/IVORY COAST – A “missionary tour” to awaken the missionary vocation in the baptized

Yamoussoukro – An authentic “missionary tour” crosses the four ecclesiastical provinces of the country and will end on December 18. The initiative was organized on the occasion of the missionary month of 2021 by the Direction of the Pontifical Mission Societies of Ivory Coast. At the base of this special journey, with testimonies, initiatives, encounters,… Leggi tutto »

AFRICA/IVORY COAST – For a different church, we need men and women who are determined and committed to change

Abidjan – “True change will only be possible by letting the action of the Holy Spirit intervene on the will of men and women to collaborate. If we want a different church, we need open minds, willing men and women, committed to change”, said Fr. Donald Zagore, priest of the Society for African Missions in… Leggi tutto »

AFRICA/IVORY COAST – More than 3,000 young people from the diocese of Yopougon participate in the Diocesan Youth Days

Abidjan – The Catholic youth of the diocese of Yopougon will meet from August 27 to 30 at the Saint Laurent parish of Yopougon Kouté to live its traditional annual activity, the Diocesan Youth Days , with the participation of more than 3,000 young people. An activity that could not take place last year because… Leggi tutto »