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Synod of Bishops for Africa
Lay Africans, Nuns Feel Marginalized in Synod Follow-up
Saturday, August 21, 2010
LUSAKA, Zambia (CNS)—Laypeople and women religious across Africa are concerned that they are being marginalized by clergy as they undertake pastoral work, despite a call from last October's Synod of Bishops for Africa to include all people in ministry.
African Bishops Cite Problems That Leave People in 'Abject Poverty'
Sunday, November 29, 2009
HARARE, Zimbabwe (CNS)—Church officials in southern Africa said many people in their region still "live in abject poverty" because of "bad governance, corruption and human irresponsibility."
Africa's Catholics Hope Bishops Promote Good Governance
Sunday, November 22, 2009
LUSAKA, Zambia (CNS)—Just weeks after the conclusion of the Synod of Bishops for Africa in Rome, Catholics across the continent said they hope their church leaders will do more to promote good governance and to fight corruption, HIV and AIDS, poverty and injustice.

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