NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Religious leaders in the Central African Republic hope a new peace agreement will last.
BANGUI, Central African Republic (RNS) — In Bangassou, St. Peter Claver Cathedral has opened its doors to some 2,000 Muslims. But Muslims and their protectors live in constant fear of attack amid threats from Christian militia.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Following the killings of several priests in the Central African Republic, Catholic officials worry that clergy are being targeted by armed groups for their peacemaking efforts.
(RNS) — The Rev. Albert Toungoumale–Baba is the second Catholic priest to be killed in about a month in the CAR.
ROME (Reuters) The deal, which was mediated by the Roman Catholic Sant' Egidio peace group, calls for an immediate end to hostilities and recognition of the results of last year's presidential elections.
(RNS) Hundreds of civilians are seeking refuge inside a mosque in the Central African Republic's border town of Bangassou, said a United Nations official.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A dissenting report criticizes the commission for failing to investigate Israel.
(RNS) "If you’re a good swimmer, you’ve got an obligation to jump in the river to save a drowning child."
(RNS) The Roman Catholic cleric said the LRA, led by self-declared prophet Joseph Kony, has become one of the biggest threats to peace in his country and in the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan.
KAMPALA, Uganda — Pope Francis wrapped up his six-day trip to Africa in the war-torn Central Africa Republic on Monday by warning that religious conflicts are spawning civil war, terrorism and suffering throughout the continent.
BANGUI — The Central African Republic's government is deploying around 500 police and gendarmes to secure the visit. More than 3,000 peacekeepers from the MINUSCA U.N. mission will also be deployed
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Engaging Africa's youth is the focus of the trip. But concerns over the pope’s safety have emerged, especially in the Central African Republic, where there has been ongoing violence since a 2013 coup.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Kenya’s government says it will deploy 10,000 police and 10,000 members of the National Youth Service to maintain order.
(RNS) The Central African Republic is bad, Malaysia is getting worse, and ISIS fighters should face the International Criminal Court.
(RNS) Government officials said they were concerned the garments might be used as a disguise to commit terrorist acts.
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