Tag: Central African Republic

Central African Public: Four years later scars still fresh but targeted pastors want to move on
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Central African Public: Four years later scars still fresh but targeted pastors want to move on

“They wanted to silence the preacher who converts Muslims to Christianity Originally published by World Watch Monitor Four years ago on Tuesday, an eruption of violence in the capital of the Central African Republic, Bangui, left dozens dead and shattered the lives of many others. An attempt by Anti-Balaka (“anti-machete”) […]

African Church must ‘promote peace, forgiveness and reconciliation’
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African Church must ‘promote peace, forgiveness and reconciliation’

Originally published in World Watch Monitor African church leaders concerned by the devastating consequences of conflicts across the continent have pledged to focus on preventative efforts. The continent has been among the worst-hit by violent conflicts in recent decades. Countries in West and Central Africa have been particularly affected. In […]

At least 23 killed in fresh attack in Central African Republic
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At least 23 killed in fresh attack in Central African Republic

Originally published in World Watch Monitor After a period of relative calm, violence has returned to the Central African Republic (CAR), which was wracked by near-civil war and inter-religious violence between 2012 and 2014. Fighters from Central African Republic’s largely Muslim Seleka militia attacked refugees in Kaga Bandoro, in the […]

CAR Pastor escapes assassination attempt
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CAR Pastor escapes assassination attempt

Originally published in World Watch Monitor One of the top three religious leaders in the Central African Republic, who has won global recognition for his efforts to end the conflict, has escaped an assassination attempt, as the capital, Bangui, has seen a renewed wave of violence. Coming just a few […]

Bible Society office ransacked in Central African Republic
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Bible Society office ransacked in Central African Republic

Originally published in Christianity Today International health NGO Medecins sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders) says the population of the Central African Republic has been “abandoned” to a humanitarian emergency “just when they most need help”, and that the country’s healthcare system has collapsed. With most NGOs and aid agencies withdrawing […]