Bishops from Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia call for disarmament of herders

Catholic leaders in Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia are calling for coordinated and peaceful disarmament in a common border region, where an estimated 8 million illegal small and light weapons can be found among the herder communities.

South Sudan's Christian leaders say papal kiss is message of Easter

Pope Francis' surprise kiss on the feet of South Sudanese political leaders is the message of Easter, the country's Christian leaders said in a joint Easter message.

Faith activists urge UN Environment Assembly to address human side of climate change

At a small tent on the edge of the U.N. campus, environmental activists from the world's faith traditions huddled on the sidelines of last week's March 11-15 meeting of some 5,000 environmental scientists, politicians and civil society.

Kenyan priest killed as he takes Mass collection funds to the bank

A Catholic priest was shot dead by unknown robbers Dec. 10 near his parish in central Kenya as he was taking the Sunday Mass offerings to the bank.