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Attacks on Congo treatment centers complicating Ebola response

Death toll has reached over 1200 in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Pope Francis stuns rival South Sudan leaders by kissing their feet in plea for peace

The pope dropped to the feet of the president and new vice presidents at end of a spiritual retreat at the Vatican.

Pope Francis to host rival South Sudanese leaders on “spiritual retreat”

The meeting is meant to help solidify a faltering peace agreement, which may lead to a papal visit to the troubled country.

Where are the oldest churches in Africa?

Some of them can still be visited.

Nigerian archbishop outlines challenges for Christians facing Boko Haram

Newly reelected president Buhari can do more to redirect youth away from extremism, prelate says.

The fascinating Ugandan c-sections that predated modern medicine

African medical practitioners ensured the safety of countless women and babies well before it was successfully done in the West.

Archbishop: As Nigeria prepares for election, threat of violence from Muslim extremists intensifies

Aid to the Church in Need spoke with Mgr. Ignatius Ayau Kaigama about prospects for peace in the country which has been beset by violence.

The Great Green Wall is a wall we can all love

Spanning 5,000 miles, this incredible effort is already having a huge impact.

Ingenious idea to repurpose plastic bags (Video)

A young woman named Thato Kgatlhanye is using trash to make schoolbags and night lights to help school kids.

The Church in Uganda: “God saved me from alcoholism.”

Catholic missionaries helped turn this mother of five's life around.

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