Tag Archives: Africa

Vatican promotes science festival

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican’s Council for Culture is promoting its first science festival, which will be held in Owerri, Nigeria, this Friday to May 2. The aim of the festival is to open up young people, families, and adults … Continue reading

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Pope headed to Africa next spring

It’s official — Pope Benedict XVI plans to make his first trip to Africa next March, visiting Cameroon and Angola. The pope announced the trip at Sunday’s closing Mass for the Synod of Bishops on the Bible. He also confirmed plans … Continue reading

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