World Day of prayer for the Care of Creation

We invite you to take part in the 3rd Edition of the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation which takes place on September 1st. This day was introduced by pope Francis on August 6th, 2015. According to Pope Francis, “The annual World Day of prayer for the Care of Creation offers to individual believers and to the community a precious opportunity to renew our personal participation in this vocation as custodians of creation, raising to God our thanks for the marvellous works that He has entrusted to our care, invoking his help for the protection of creation and his mercy for the sins committed against the world in which we live.” We propose you the following elements for this special day.

Zambia’s Catholic Bishops call for the protection of children.

Archbishop Telesphore-George MpunduZambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) president Archbishop Telesphore Mpundu has called for the protection of children and minors. Speaking on behalf of other Catholic Bishops of Zambia during the opening of one-day workshop on Child Protection held at Lusaka’s Kapingila House Monday, Lusaka Archdiocese’s Archbishop Mpundu described the statistics on reported cases of abused children as a tragedy. Archbishop Mpundu further called for the reversal of the situation and announced that that the Church stands in a singular position to spearhead the campaign.

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