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Catholic Peace Entity Reports Forceful State Evictions amid Militant Attacks in Mozambique

Catholic peace and charity organization, Denis Hurley Peace Initiative (DHPI), has reported the increasing forceful displacement of people who are already dealing with militant attacks in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado region.  

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Catholic Charity Reports People’s Agonizing Search for Refuge in Mozambican Crisis

Displaced people in the ongoing violence in Cabo Delgado, the Northernmost Province of Mozambique, are spending months away from home in their agonizing attempt to flee from the war-torn region, Catholic peace and charity organization Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) has reported.

Residents of Ogun State living as refugees in Pobe, Benin Republic, to escape the killing back at home in Southern Nigeria/ Credit: Courtesy Photo /

Catholic Peace Organization in Africa Warns of “a gathering storm” in Southern Nigeria

With the ongoing fight against Boko Haram that continues to wreak havoc in the Northern parts of Nigeria, the world seems oblivious of the deteriorating security situation in the Southern part of the country, a Catholic peace entity working in the region has said and warned of “a gathering storm.”

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Catholic Peace Entity in Cameroon Reports Looting, Arrests of Innocent Priests by Military

Law enforcers in Cameroon have been accused of harassing civilians through arrests of innocent persons including Catholic Priests and looting of homes whose owners have fled owing to ongoing insecurity in the Central African country.

Displaced people living in makeshift tents and wooden huts in Acholi District within the Archdiocese of Gulu, Uganda/ Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute /

Catholic Peace Organization Exposes Brutal Land Grabbing and Evictions in Uganda

Cases of land grabbing and forceful evictions are on the rise in northern parts of Uganda, a Catholic charity and peace organization that is investigating human rights violations in the East African country has revealed.

A mother and her child inside a doorless house in the Catholic Archdiocese of Nampula/ Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute /

Archdiocese of Nampula Embarks on Housing Project for Displaced People in Mozambique

The Catholic Archdiocese of Nampula located in North-eastern Mozambique has commenced the construction of houses with a hope to resettle thousands of displaced people currently being hosted by the Archdiocese.

Children at the Catholic Diocese of Pemba follow an entertainment with puppets in a psychosocial project aimed at helping them cope with their loss/Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute /

Catholic Priest in Mozambique Using Puppets to Help Displaced Children Cope with Loss

A Catholic Priest ministering in Mozambique’s Pemba Diocese is using puppets to provide psychosocial support to children who have undergone trauma in the country’s warrying Cabo Delgado region.

A group of militants that was seen crossing into Tanzania near the Namoto forest on Wednesday, May 5/ Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute /

Leadership of Catholic Peace Institute Questions Tanzania’s Silence on Mozambique Crisis

Images of militants freely crossing the border from the north of Mozambique to southern parts of Tanzania have left many wondering why the East African country has chosen to remain silent concerning the ongoing insurgency across the border.

A mother and her child inside a doorless house in the Catholic Archdiocese of Nampula/ Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute /

Catholic Charity to Facilitate Construction of Houses for Displaced People in Mozambique

Plans are underway to construct houses for victims of terror attacks in Northern Mozambique who are currently being hosted by the Catholic Archdiocese of Nampula in the Southern African country.

Children walk outside houses at a refugee camp in Pemba/ Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute /

Bishops in Southern Africa Urge Regional Community to Intervene in Mozambique’s Crisis

Catholic Bishops from nine countries in Southern Africa under their umbrella body of the Inter-regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) are calling on the regional economic blocs to focus their attention on the ongoing crisis in Mozambique owing to the protracted violence.

Fr. Edegard Silva Junior who ministered at the Parish of Sacred Heart of Jesus in Muidumbe, Cabo Delgado has fled the region in northern Mozambique and is seeking refuge in Pemba with some of his Parishioners/ Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute /

Missionary in Mozambique Reminisces about Happy Life in Cabo Delgado Before Insurgency

Residents of various districts in Northern Mozambique’s Province of Cabo Delgado led simple, happy and communal lives when Fr. Edegard Silva Junior ministered in the region that is under the Catholic Diocese of Pemba.

Past demonstrations on the streets in Uganda/ Credit: Public domain /

Catholic Leaders in Uganda Reveal Chilling Human Rights Violations in COVID-19 Report

COVID-19 lockdown in Uganda came with torture, sexual violence, unfair arrests, and deaths in police custody among other serious violations of human rights, a recent investigation by the Justice and Peace Commissions (JPC) of the Catholic Archdiocese of Gulu and Lira Diocese in the East African country has established.

IDPs arriving at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in the Diocese of Kumbo, Cameroon / Denis Hurley Peace Institute

Alarm as Militants in Cameroon Pursue Victims to Their Forest Hideouts

Fulani militants operating in the Northwest region of Cameroon are chasing after their victims up to their hideouts in forests after ejecting them from their homes, a Catholic charity organization working in the Central African country has reported.