Lasting peace

Archbishop Andrew Nkea Fuanya of Bamenda Archdiocese, sympathizing with a woman whose house was burnt down in the ongoing Anglophone crisis.

“Now is time for peace,” Cameroonian Archbishop Calls for an End to Anglophone Conflict

Apr 21, 2020

As the end to the protracted crisis in Cameroon’s English-speaking regions seems to remain in the indefinite future, the Archbishop of Bamenda in the Central African nation’s troubled North West region has called on the warring parties in the conflict to drop their weapons of war and to consider now as the “time for peace.”

South Sudanese calling for Dialogue to seek lasting solution to uncertain political situation in the Country

Lasting Peace Preoccupies Church Leaders in South Sudan Ahead of Christmas Festivities

Dec 17, 2019

Leaders of Christian denominations in the world’s youngest nation have, in their collective Christmas message, to advocate for lasting peace in their country, imploring the parties in conflict to engage in dialogue and make compromises to facilitate the formation of a unity government envisaged in the September 2018 Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS).

Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya and South Sudan, Archbishop Bert van Megen with South Sudanese clergy, religious, laity in Nairobi after Mass on Sunday, October 6, 2019 / ACI Africa

Seek Lasting Peace Through Mercy, Forgiveness over Justice: Nuncio to South Sudanese

Oct 8, 2019

At a time when ordinary South Sudanese are looking at their political leaders to form the long-awaited unity government in just over a month, the Nairobi-based Apostolic Nuncio to the world’s newest nation has called on the people of God in South Sudan to seek lasting peace through the virtues of mercy, forgiveness, and love as indicators of strength over and above justice, or worse, the tendency to revenge.

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) staff and partners drawn from 19 countries at conference in Hawassa, Ethiopia / Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Ethiopia

Catholic Relief Services’ Championing of Conditions for Lasting Peace in Ethiopia Lauded

Sep 24, 2019

Church leaders in Ethiopia have acknowledged with appreciation the activities, which the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is undertaking in their country to lay foundations for lasting peace and described the international humanitarian agency of the Catholic Bishops of the United States of America as reliable partners in “emergency response and integral human development program.”