Central African Republic: where government rule only runs in the capital

Central African Republic: where government rule only runs in the capital
I’m just back from a visit to the Central African Republic (CAR) – where there is a sense of emergency again. Security has dramatically deteriorated across the country: President Faustin-Archange Touadéra has failed to establish his authority beyond the capital, Bangui, 18 months after his election. To my surprise, I . . . Read More

Peace prize awarded to Central African Republic top clerics

Peace prize awarded to Central African Republic top clerics
L to R: Rev. Nicolas Guérékoyamé Gbangou; Imam Omar Kobine Layama; Archbishop Dieudonné Nzapalainga; at the Nov. 13 Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C..Courtesy of SFCG   The three top religious leaders of the Central African Republic have been awarded a prize for their efforts for peace in the war-torn Central . . . Read More

Priest kidnapped, dozens killed amidst renewed violence in C. African Rep

Priest kidnapped, dozens killed amidst renewed violence in C. African Rep
Fr Mateusz Dziedzic, has been living in CAR since 2009, where he runs nursery schools.Courtesy of Catholic Church in CAR   A Polish priest has been abducted by armed men in the Central African Republic, amidst rising tension which has claimed dozens of lives in recent days. Father Mateusz Dziedzic . . . Read More