Category Archives: Human Rights

Pope Francis appoints new Apostolic Nuncio for Angola

Luanda – Pope Francis has appointed Italian archbishop Geovanni Gaspari (57) to be the new Apostolic Nuncio for the Episcopal Conference of Angola and São Tomé and Príncipe (Ceast).

The information was released Monday in Luanda by the business officer of the Apostolic Nunciature, priest Michele Tutalo, who said nuncios …

Churches open with biosecurity measures

Luanda – Some churches in Luanda province opened Saturday their doors to worship God as a group, observing all biosecurity measures imposed by the country’s health authorities in order to avoid mass contagion by Covid-19 pandemic.

Religious services throughout the country, with large gatherings, had been banned last March when …

Emirates resumes flights to Angola in October

Luanda – The United Arab Emirates airline, Emirates, said Thursday it would resume flights to Angola (Luanda) as of 1 October.

The information is on the company’s official Facebook page, where it said flights to 15 African cities, including Luanda, and 87 cities in the global network would resume.

“We …

Ruling party, churches discuss impact of Covid-19

Luanda – The secretariat of the ruling MPLA party’s political bureau and the leaders of recognised churches in Angola are meeting this Wednesday to discuss the impact of covid-19 in Angola.

The participants are analysing, among other issues, national production, cleaning of parallel markets and movement of people and goods, …