Central African Republic: Bishop of Bangassou Asks for Prayers

Bishop Juan José Aguirre asks for prayers to bring peace to his country and to his people Happy New Year! These are words we commonly hear at this time of year. And they were also the first words addressed by Bishop Juan José Aguirre of Bangassou to all at the international Catholic pastoral charity Aid […]

24th DECEMBER – Eighth day: NOVENA for Central Africa

Mary Queen of Peace, pray for us! “Loving Mother of the Redeemer, gate of heaven, star of the sea, assist your people who have fallen yet strive to rise again. To the wonderment of nature you bore your Creator, yet remained a virgin after as before. You who received Gabriel’s joyful greeting, have pity on […]

Introduction to the Novena for peace in Central Africa

Tomorrow, December 17, we will begin our worldwide Novena. This introduction, a letter to ACN from the Bishop of Bangassou, is meant as a homage to the priests, the men and women in religious orders, and to so many laypersons who have taken in hundreds of thousands, especially in  Bangui  parishes as of late, in order to protect […]