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Pray for Boko Haram Members To Have A Change of Heart

Pray for Boko Haram Members To Have A Change of Heart

The Islamist militants captured the main group of girls in April. Nigeria’s government has been getting help from Western governments in planning a rescue. However, the question is not whether the girls can be rescued, but how to do it without endangering their lives.

Central African Clerics Call for UN Peacekeeping Mission

Central African Clerics Call for UN Peacekeeping Mission

The Central African Republic’s top Muslim and Roman Catholic leaders are calling for a United Nations peacekeeping force to end their country’s brutal conflict that they argue is not religiously motivated.
Bangui’s Archbishop Dieudonne Nzapalainga and the CAR’s top imam, Kobine Layama, are on a campaign to bring long-term peace in their country.

Africa: The Catholic Church’s Message to the Muslim Faithful

Africa: The Catholic Church’s Message to the Muslim Faithful

In his message to the local Muslim community, Mgr. Claude Rault, Bishop of Laghouat – Ghardaia (Algeria), states that “the feast of Aid El Adha is always an opportunity to express ones bonds of brotherhood in our ancestor Abraham.

African Migrants risk Lives to Escape War and Persecution

The latest tragic incident of hundreds of African migrants drowning in European waters tells a wider story, says World Watch Monitor (www.worldwatchmonitor.org), in an article released on Tuesday, October 8, 2013.

Siege at Nairobi Mall Ends, Cardinal Njue Visits the Wounded

Siege at Nairobi Mall Ends, Cardinal Njue Visits the Wounded

“Life is sacred and no one has the right to take it. We need to respect the sanctity of life”, said Cardinal John Njue, Archbishop of Nairobi during his visit to the people who were injured in the siege at the Westgate Mall, and were admitted to two hospitals in the Kenyan capital.

5,000 Christians Brought to Safety in South Sudan

5,000 Christians Brought to Safety in South Sudan

The Barnabas Fund is on a mission to rescue 3,500 Christians from persecution in Sudan. Their Exodus mission started last year. Since then, Barnabas has airlifted and bussed 5,000 Christians to safety in South Sudan.

Pan African Conference promotes Tolerance, Interreligious Freedom

Pan African Conference promotes Tolerance, Interreligious Freedom

The first Pan African Conference on Interreligious Freedoms has ended in Cameroon with participants from 80 countries from Africa and beyond. Participants pledged to work together for the service of peace in the name of God.

Pray as Embassies Close Down in the Middle-East and Africa

Pray as Embassies Close Down in the Middle-East and Africa

The U.S. State Department announced that 20 embassies and consulates in the Middle East and Africa will be closed through Saturday. A press release on the department’s Web site said the closures were out of an “abundance of caution” (…)

Mali’s Presidential Vote Count could be Released Early

Mali’s Presidential Vote Count could be Released Early

Mali’s official presidential vote count could be released a couple days early with no further need for a runoff. According to government election officials, Former Prime Minister Ibrahim Boubacar Keita is comfortably in the lead. He was one of 27 candidates on the ballot. The former finance minister was in second place.

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