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In Madagascar, ‘they are paying women to wear the burka’

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“We have learned that in the universities the young, non-Muslim female students are being paid three Euros a day to wear the burka, the Muslim veil.”

Burkina Faso priest: ‘The world doesn’t seem to have understood that our country runs the risk of disappearing’

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“Sadly, the rest of the world doesn’t seem to have understood that our country runs the risk of disappearing if we do not all unite against the terrorists, in prayer, unity and solidarity.”

Support Ongoing Pastoral Outreach to the Borana People of Ethiopia

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The Holy Cross Parish is based in the village of Dhadim, in a remote and underdeveloped region of southern Ethiopia. Its people are members of …

Help for the Formation of Carmelite Novices in the Central African Republic and Cameroon

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At the age of five, Jean-Thierry Ebogo from Cameroon already knew he wanted to be a priest. For him, being a priest meant the same …

Bishops lead peaceful protest against ‘high level of insecurity’ in Nigeria

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“We are tired of hearing … has been ‘technically defeated,’ even when they still attack with impunity … The failure to protect innocent people from relentless attacks is evil. The lack of prosecution of terrorists is evil.”

In Africa’s Sahel, ‘places where Christians and Muslims live alongside one another are next target’ for Islamist terror

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“The terrorists’ next target will be the places where Christians and Muslims live alongside one another. In Burkina Faso and in Nigeria the equilibrium that has existed hitherto is now under threat. In the next five years, these African states will continue to need the support of the West if they are to avoid catastrophe.”

Cardinal says Central African Republic is on fragile road to peace

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“Work for peace is carried out through encounters, but also by implementing joint projects that require groups to work together to achieve a mutual goal. This way, they learn to get along with one another again.”

Mozambique bishop decries ‘tragedy’ of persistent Islamist attacks

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There are no official statistics, but the bishop is certain that at least 500 have been killed since late October 2017, when the attacks on villages, administrative centers and army personnel began. The attackers have left decapitated bodies behind to sow terror.

In Libya, the Church has never left the side of its people

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“I must say that the Catholic Church has stayed in Libya throughout the years of conflict—even when all other Churches and all European embassies left the country.”

Nigerian government is ‘not doing enough to protect Christians and Muslims’

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“The herdsmen, already designated a terrorist group by the international community, act with impunity. The lack of significant prosecution of their crimes fuels the belief that they have the backing of the federal government.”

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