South African bishops: Government must protect women, girls from murder

South African bishops called for action to end violence against women after a spate of killings and rapes sparked outrage in a country with one of the world's highest murder rates.

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe independence leader and ruler, dies at 95

Robert Mugabe, who led Zimbabwe to independence from Britain in 1980 and then crushed his opposition during nearly four decades of rule, always liked to be seen as a devout Catholic.

African bishops want to be sign of hope in face of people's 'anguish'

Africa's bishops pledged to work together to ensure that the continent's resources serve development and peace of all people.

African bishops discuss importance of young people in church's future

If given appropriate support, Africa's young people can be the engine to propel the continent's growth.