Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI)

A road leading to Macomia, a district experiencing insurgency in Mozambique's northern province of Cabo Delgado. Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI)

Military in Mozambique Blocking Civilians “from fleeing” Insurgency: Catholic Peace Entity

Jan 18, 2024

Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), an entity of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC), has appealed to troops fighting insurgents in Northern Mozambique to allow those affected by the violence to flee and seek safety elsewhere.

Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI)

Catholic Entity Fears for Violence Escalation in Mozambique Following Contested Elections

Oct 13, 2023

Tension is high in various parts of Mozambique following the highly contested Wednesday, October 11 elections in the country’s 65 local government areas, an official of Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) has said.

Families fleeing violence in Cabo Delgado Province in Mozambique. Credit: DHPI

Catholic Peace Entity Concerned about “new wave of attacks” in Mozambican Province

Oct 4, 2023

Returnees who had been displaced from Cabo Delgado Province in northern Mozambique are fleeing again following a “new wave of attacks” aimed at displacing them, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) has reported. 

A group of women and children rescued in forests in Mucimboa da Praia of Mozambique's Cabo Delgado Province early September.  Credit:DHPI

Catholic Peace Entity Condemns Rampant Sexual Enslavement of Mozambican Christians

Sep 20, 2023

Reports have emerged of Islamist Jihadists operating in Mozambique forcefully converting abducted Christian women into Islam and sexually enslaving some of them.

Catholic Charity Foundation Reports Fears in Mozambique amid Global Aid Shortage

Mar 2, 2023

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) has admitted that it may not be able to sustain the food needs of victims of the earthquake in Syria, a situation that the Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) says paints a grim picture for others relying on UN aid.

Credit: Johan Viljoen

Catholic Entity Welcomes UN Plan to Investigate Violations against Children in Mozambique

Jul 18, 2022

The leadership of Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) has told ACI Africa that the entity is in support of the report about the United Nations’ (UN) plan to investigate “violations against children” in the conflict-ridden Northern region of Mozambique, Cabo Delgado.

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Catholic Charities Report Massive Exodus in Mozambican Villages amid Heightened Attacks

Feb 25, 2022

Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Portugal and Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) have reported Massive Exodus in Mozambican Villages amid Heightened Attacks.