Thursday, November 7, 2013

Catholic Church has legal status in the Republic of Chad

Holy See and Chad's Ministry of Foreign Affairs sign agreement
Msgr. Jude Thaddeus Okolo (kneeling), now archbishop and apostolic nuncio to Chad,
bids farewell to Pope Benedict XVI after a ceremony in Australia in 2008. (Photo: CNS)
Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, apostolic nuncio to Chad, and Moussa Faki Mahamat, minister of Foreign Affairs, signed an agreement Nov. 6 that recognizes the legal status of the Catholic Church in the Republic of Chad.

According to Zenit, nearly 10 per cent of citizens of the African country are Roman Catholic.

For more, read the full article here.

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