Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DPHI)

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Catholic Peace Entity Allays Fears of “a possible coup” in Cameroon

Sep 10, 2023

The Cameroonian government has put in place the system of “divide and rule”, which makes attempts by the country’s military to overthrow President Paul Biya impossible, a Catholic peace entity has said, allaying fears of “a possible coup” in the Central African nation.

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Militias in Nigeria “emboldened” amid Post-elections Leadership Gap: Catholic Peace Entity

Mar 25, 2023

Militia groups are on a killing spree in Nigeria following the country’s just-ended elections that have left a power vacuum in the country, the Catholic foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has said.

Johan Viljoen, Director of Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) on his visit to Nampula in Mozambique. Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute

Catholic Charity Blames IDP Woes in Mozambique on Manipulation of Figures

Dec 4, 2022

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. 

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Traditional Healers in Mozambique Vaccinating Civilians to Fight Militia: Catholic Charity

Dec 4, 2022

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.

Bishop Wilfred Chikpa Anagbe of the Diocese of Makurdi in Nigeria. Credit: ACN

“Be our voice”, Bishop in Nigeria to Catholic Entities, Says Terrorists are Well Connected

Aug 26, 2022

Those behind the ongoing killings, kidnappings and displacements targeting Christians in Nigeria are well connected individuals internationally and are misrepresenting the extent of the persecution in the West African nation, the Catholic Bishop of the country’s Makurdi Diocese has said.

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Catholic Charity’s Trauma Counseling Program to Handle Rising Mental Cases in Nigeria

Aug 24, 2022

The Catholic peace and charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has embarked on training of community volunteers in Nigeria’s Anambra State to equip them with psychosocial skills to provide care to mentally challenged people in the West African country.

Bishop Wilfred Chikpa Anagbe of the Diocese of Makurdi in Nigeria. Credit: ACN

Catholic Bishop in Nigeria Decries Government Laxity Regarding Deborah Yakubu Murder

Jul 8, 2022

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Makurdi in Nigeria has decried failure of authorities in the country to bring killers of Deborah Yakubu to book, nearly two months following the murder of the Christian girl who was accused of blaspheming Prophet Muhammad.

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Tanzania Evicting the Maasai “in violation of existing agreements”: Catholic Peace Entity

Jun 30, 2022

The government of Tanzania has orchestrated the eviction of the Maasai from their ancestral land in a move that violates “existing agreements”, the leadership of the Catholic peace and charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has said.

Late Deborah Yakubu. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Southeastern Nigeria Facing “worst genocide world has ever seen”, Catholic Charity Warns

May 26, 2022

Several indications have emerged that Nigeria is experiencing a genocide especially in the country’s Southeastern region where Fulani herdsmen are hacking Christians to death on a daily basis.

President of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, and King Mswati. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Peace Entity Says Eswatini Still Too Hostile for Meaningful Dialogue

May 21, 2022

Locals in Eswatini have expressed their dissatisfaction about the preparation for dialogue in the Southern African nation, with some telling Catholic charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), that the country is still too hostile for any meaningful dialogue to end the ongoing protests.

Life slowly returning to Mocimboa da Praia in Northern Mozambique. Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute

Relief as Life Returns to Parts of Northern Mozambique: Catholic Peace Entity

Oct 11, 2021

Photographs taken by Catholic Peace and charity foundation Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) on various streets of Mocimboa da Praia, a town in Northern Mozambique, suggest that life is returning to the town that has been under the control of insurgents belonging to Al Sunnah wa Jama’ah for months.

Internally Displaced People seeking refuge in Mozambique's Catholic Diocese of Pemba preparing a meal for people arriving from Palma. / Denis Hurley Peace Institute

Cleric in Mozambique Concerned about Whereabouts of Parishioners after Palma Attack

Apr 11, 2021

Families that escaped last month’s terrorist attack on Northern Mozambique’s town of Palma in the Catholic Diocese of Pemba are in confusion, unsure of the whereabouts of their loved ones and whether or not those who are missing survived the attack.

Archbishop Stephen Brislin, the Liaison Bishop of the South Africa-based Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DPHI).

South African Catholic Institute Calls for Ceasefire in Cameroon’s Anglophone Region

Jul 20, 2020

The leadership of the South Africa-based Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DPHI) has joined global leaders including Pope Francis, the United Nations Chief and members of the Global Campaign for Peace and Justice in Cameroon (GCPJC) in calling for a ceasefire in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions.