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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.”
At last, the new edition of the New Testament in Sango, the national language of the Central African Republic, is finished and ready for distribution! …
“Thousands of mercenaries, most of them foreigners, have invaded the country from the north aided by the Gulf States and by Chad and with the complicity of other countries, such as Sudan and Niger. Their aim is to divide up the country and they are helping themselves like pitiless predators to the mineral wealth of the country.”
“We have lost everything, except our faith,” Bishop Yapaupa said. He added: “We can still look into the eyes of our enemy and offer him our sincere pardon, without giving way to a spirit of vengeance or fear.”
“Jesus is the Word that has come down from heaven, the seed which fell to earth with the outpouring of his blood and which sprang forth from the earth with new life—and this is the life that we carry within us as Christians.”
A Muslim man was caught by the anti-balakas, (the anti-Muslim rebel gangs) and murdered on the spot. This caused great alarm among the Muslims in the encampment.