- Aug 12, 2020
The Central African Interfaith Peacebuilding Partnership, or CIPP. is led by Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and aims to build reconciliation in the country. COVID-19 is threatening the fragile stability of the country.
Fears are growing that the Central African Republic could experience an upsurge of violence has it prepares for presidential elections later this year. The conflict in the country has led to an increase in mental health problems, especially among the young.
Peace has been a difficult goal to achieve in the Central African Republic.
A Catholic bishop in Central African Republic who was recently caught up in a militia attack during a pastoral visit said the country’s citizens have endured more pain and sorrow than he experienced during the incident.
Catholic bishops in the Central African Republic have called on government leaders to use 2020 to reopen dialogue with opponents and ensure elections.
Cardinal Dieudonne Nzapalainga of Bangui has completed a 10-day pastoral visit to the nine parishes of Bossangoa Diocese to the northwest of the Central African Republic.