Father Apollinaire Cibaka Cikongo, a Congolese priest, reflects on the "dynamic of violence caused by the Western conquest of Africa."
Aid to the Church in Need talks to Paulo Rangel, a member of the European Parliament, about the violence that has left hundreds dead and 200,000 homeless.
Sister Martine Devriendt of Little Sisters of the Sacred Heart explains that a female Christian presence in Tamanrasset is important because women can go into the families and thereby have access to …
Church leaders estimate that Bishop Lisboa estimates thatmore than 1,100 people have been murdered, hundreds have disappeared and more than 200,000 have fled the area.
“The Pygmies will end up dying, not from the disease, but from hunger," Father Franck Bango told Aid to the Church in Need.
Even in normal circumstances, the situation there is extremely difficult.
With almost a million left homeless, COVID-19 hits a vulnerable region.
Some Muslim groups, led by extremist imams, are not abiding by the protection measures, and have taken to the streets in protest.
“It is important to know what is happening – 52 young people were massacred on April 7 for refusing to join the insurgents.”
“Yes, we are afraid but if we have to die, it’s better to die in the church than on the street.”