Cardinal Sarah’s Appeal to Africa’s Delegates to October Synod to Defend “Unity of Faith” in Order: SECAM President

The recent appeal that Robert Cardinal Sarah made to delegates representing the Church in Africa at the ongoing Synod on Synodality to emphasize “unity of the faith” rather than specific cultures is in order, the President of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) has said. Speaking at an April 25 press … Read more

African Cardinal: Blessings for Same-Sex Couples ‘Western Imperialism’

In a March 17 interview with the French-language Catholic television channel KTO, Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo, the president of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM), said that African Catholics still believe in the biblical prohibition of homosexual practice as an “abomination.” On December 18, 2023, the Vatican’s doctrinal office issued a declaration … Read more