Daily Archives: 18/08/2017

Catholic bishop in Central African Republic sheltering Muslims in cathedral

Two thousand Muslims have taken refuge in the cathedral of Bangassou, guarded by UN peacekeepers. The rising violence between the Anti-Balakas (composed of mostly Christians and animists), and the predominantly-Muslim Séléka rebels dates to 2013. Muslim communities in the southern region of the Central African Republic have come under attacks from mostly Christian militias. The Bishop of Bangassou, Spaniard Juan …

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