Organizations working with refugees are manipulating the statistics of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Northern Mozambique, the Catholic charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has said, noting that the situation is endangering the lives of those who continue to be forced out of their homes in the region’s raging violence.
Traditional healers are vaccinating groups of young men in Cabo Delgado Province in northern Mozambique and allowing them to go ahead and fight militias that continue to wreak havoc in the embattled province.
Members of the Episcopal Conference of Mozambique (CEM) have cautioned against the sole reliance on the military in addressing the “misfortune” of insecurity in the Southern African nation, and called for joint efforts.
Renewed attacks coupled with beheadings in Mozambique’s Northern Province of Cabo Delgado have forced hundreds of civilians to flee into neighboring Nampula Archdiocese empty handed, the Director of Dennis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) has said, noting that the situation is exerting pressure on places neighboring the embattled Province.
The newly appointed Director of the Inter-Regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) has told ACI Africa that one of his commitments will be to make the resolutions of the 13th IMBISA plenary assembly a reality.
Christians are being targeted in the terrorist attacks in Mozambique, a Catholic Missionary serving in the country’s Pemba Diocese has said, adding that the violent conflict “is taking on a more religious dimension”.
The Catholic Bishop of Nacala Diocese in Mozambique has, in an interview with Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, recounted atrocities that groups of terrorists are committing in the Northern part of the country.
The people of God in Cabo Delgado and other Provinces in the North of Mozambique are experiencing “a new style of warfare” amid terrorist attacks, a Catholic Bishop has said.
The Catholic Bishop of Pemba Diocese in Mozambique has called on the international community to take note of the atrocities in the Northern part of the country due to terrorism as a matter of “priority”.
Members of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) have condoled with the people of God in Mozambique and the Church leadership following the killing of a member of the Comboni Missionary Sisters (CMS).
The Bishop at the helm of the Episcopal Commission for Migrants, Refugees and Displaced Persons (CEMIRDE) of the Episcopal Conference of Mozambique (CEM) has expressed concern about undocumented Mozambicans in South Africa saying they risk “being vulnerable to mistreatment”.
Catholic Bishops in Mozambique have lauded the re-election of Bishop Lúcio Andrice Muandula as the second Vice President of the Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM).
Members of the Southern Africa Province (SAP) of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) have been reaching out to the youth in a Mozambican Province following the Cyclone Idai, one of the worst tropical cyclones on record to affect Africa, that ravaged parts of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe in March 2019.
The leadership of Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) has lamented the “harsh treatment” of Mozambican and “other foreign nationals” in South Africa.
Désiré Cardinal Tsarahazana, Archbishop of Toamasina in Madagascar has decried what he terms as rampant corruption in the country, and blamed the country’s deteriorating social structures on graft.
Children are bearing the brunt of forced displacement from the oil rich Mozambican Province of Cabo Delgado, an official of the Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) has said.
The leadership of the Catholic peace foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has warned of renewed attacks in some parts of Cabo Delgado Province which had been considered safe by the Mozambican government.
The Mozambican version of World Youth Day (WYD) scheduled for November aims at preparing young people in the Southern African nation to participate in the one to be held in Lisbon in 2023, a Catholic Archbishop in the country has said.
The increasing number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from the violence-stricken Cabo Delgado Province covered by Mozambique’s Pemba Diocese is overwhelming, the Catholic Archbishop of the country’s Nampula Archdiocese that is playing host to a section of the IDPs has said.
Catholic charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), is contesting the ultimatum given by authorities in Mocímboa da Praia in Mozambique’s embattled province of Cabo Delgado, requiring civil servants who had fled from violence in the town to return to work.