Catholic Church in CAR

Members of the Central African Episcopal Conference (CECA). Credit: CECA

Crises of “moral, civic values, educational system” among CAR Challenges: Catholic Bishops

Jul 2, 2022

Catholic Bishops in the Central African Republic (CAR) have, in a collective statement, highlighted crises of “moral and civic values and a decay of the educational system” among the challenges the country is facing.

Credit: Jesuits Refugee Service (JRS)

Former Child Soldiers in Central African Republic Benefiting from Jesuit Entity’s Training

May 21, 2022

More than 300 children who served as child soldiers in the Central African Republic (CAR) have been given an opportunity to transform their lives through training opportunities spearheaded by Jesuits Refugee Service (JRS), an international refugee entity of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits).

Dieudonné Cardinal Nzapalainga at the 65th anniversary of the Catholic University of Congo (UCC), in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Credit: UCC

Cardinal in CAR Advocates for Interreligious Dialogue, Says “indispensable path to peace”

Apr 28, 2022

At an international colloquium marking the 65th anniversary of the Catholic University of Congo (UCC), in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Cardinal in the Central African Republic (CAR) has underscored the importance of interreligious dialogue in peace building.

Dieudonné Cardinal Nzapalainga during the press conference in CAR's capital Bangui 5 October 2021. Credit: Archdiocese of Bangui

Start of War Crime Trials to Mark “an end to impunity”: Cardinal in CAR

Apr 27, 2022

The Cardinal in the Central African Republic (CAR) has said that trials of individuals accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed since 2003 by the country’s Special Criminal Court (SCC) is expected to mark an end to impunity.

Dieudonné Cardinal Nzapalainga visited the president of the Supreme Islamic Council of the Central African Republic (CSISCA), Imam Mahamat Deleris, and donated some basic food items. Credit: Archdiocese of Bangui

CAR Cardinal Reaches Out to Muslims Observing Ramadan, Says “we must always be together”

Apr 8, 2022

The Cardinal in the Central African Republic (CAR) has reached out to Muslims observing the Holy month of Ramadan with assistance as a sign of solidarity and said, “we must always be together”.