Central African Republic: “Suddenly there were two thousand people at the door”

Just recently Pope Francis said that the Church should be a “field hospital”. In the Central African Republic this is now everyday routine. Thousands of people have sought shelter in the mission stations and monasteries. The Carmelite monastery in the capital Bangui has also turned into a refugee camp. Normally the monastery is a place […]

Central African Republic: Hope for a country on the brink

  Christine du Coudray, head of the African section of the international Catholic pastoral charity “Aid to the Church in Need”, speaks about the dramatic situation in the Central African Republic. The interview was conducted by Eva-Maria Kolmann   You have welcomed the United Nations Security Council resolution which opens the way for intervention in […]