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The Priest Who Puts His Life on the Line to Save Muslims in Central African Republic

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Fr. Bernard Kinvi

Father Bernard Kinvi didn’t hesitate to protect Muslims threatened by sectarian violence in Central African Republic, even though doing so meant risking his life. Read the story in The Guardian here: The Catholic Priest Who Puts His Life on the Line to Save Muslims in Central African Republic

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11.30
Pope Francis Visits Besieged Mosque in Central African Republic

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Pope Francis visits mosque in CAR

It’s clear that Pope Francis is not afraid to die. Yesterday, he visited a war zone, a mosque under siege from Christian militias in Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic, delivering a message of brotherhood and peace. Read more in The Guardian here: Pope Francis Visits Besieged Mosque in Central African Republic. More after the jump:

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11.29
TCC Radio: Pope Francis Arrives in Central African Republic Preaching Peace

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Pope Francis visits a refugee camp in the Central African republic

“Peace. Forgiveness. Unity. Love.”

Pope Francis is in Central African Republic. (Above: he visited a refugee camp.) More from Catholic News ServicePope Francis Arrives in Central African Republic Preaching Peace. Listen to the story from NPR, see photos and video after the jump:

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Misc: Who’s Protecting Muslims from Christians in Africa? The Catholic Church.

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Priest Xavier Arnold Fagba William Saletan writes for Slate about Muslims in the Central African Republic who are taking shelter in Catholic churches. Pray for peace. Read it here: The Protection of the Church

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12.26
Misc: Archbishop and Imam Are United Across Battle Lines

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TheArchbishop Dieudonne˙ Nzapalainga  and Imam Omour Kobine of Bangui  Muslim cleric and a Christian Archbishop offer both Muslims and Christians shelter from sectarian violence, and travel across the Central African Republic attempting to stop the killing with the message, “We are brothers.” Read about it in The New York Times here: Archbishop and Imam Are United Across Battle Lines

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