- Jan 18, 2020
Cameroon’s leading prelate has condemned the “deteriorating” human rights situation in the African country.
A Catholic nun accused the military of being behind the shooting of a human rights defender in the northern Philippines Aug. 6.
The Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration formed a relationship with the Tertiary Sisters of St. Francis of Cameroon in the 1990s.
Sister Alice Zachmann is set to receive an award recognizing her lifetime of working for human rights and peace.
Violating religious freedom harms not only the individuals being persecuted, it also damages communities and often opens the door to further violence, a Vatican representative said.
The Zimbabwe bishops’ justice and peace commission is collecting information on violence and human rights abuses in dioceses across the country.