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Sr. Mónica Moreira da Rocha. Credit: ACN

Community of Catholic Nuns Providing Solace to Displaced Persons in Mozambique

Feb 21, 2022

The Immaculate Heart of Mary House in the Catholic Parish of Cerâmica of Mozambique’s Lichinga Diocese has become “a meeting point” for displaced people in the Southern African country.

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Catholic Priest, Sisters in Mozambique Denounce Fresh Wave of Abductions, Killings

Feb 11, 2022

The short moment of quiet that followed numerous insurgent attacks in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province last year has been interrupted by a fresh wave of kidnapping and macabre killings, a Catholic Priest and Religious Sisters in the embattled region have said.

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Tropical Storm Ana “another great disaster”, Catholic Bishop in Mozambique Says

Jan 25, 2022

The tropical storm, which has been crossing the Northern region of Mozambique since the early hours of Monday, January 24 is “another great disaster” to the Southern African country that has suffered numerous weather disasters in the past, a Catholic Bishop in the country has said.

Fr. Edegard Silva Junior. Credit: ACN

Catholic Parishioners in Mozambique Make Wooden Crucifix from House Destroyed by Militants

Jan 17, 2022

Parishioners of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Mozambique’s Catholic Diocese of Pemba are using a Crucifix they made from a piece of wood they salvaged from one of the houses that militants burnt down in the mission of Nangololo.

Map showing the troubled region of Cabo Delgado in Mozambique. Credit: Public Domain

Catholic Peace Foundation Disputes Reported Gains against Militants in Mozambique

Jan 14, 2022

The leadership of the Catholic peace foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has faulted reports that the Rwandan and Mozambican forces have stopped the operations of terrorists in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province.

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Christian, Muslim Leaders in Mozambique Commit to Fight Extremism in New Declaration

Jan 10, 2022

Religious leaders who met in Mozambique’s city of Pemba have distanced themselves from extremists who kill in the name of religion in the country’s Cabo Delgado Province and vowed to unite in the fight against radicalism and violence in the embattled region.

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Catholic Charity Rallying for Funds to Construct Church in Northern Mozambique

Dec 13, 2021

Catholic Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) United States, has sent out an appeal for help to construct a Church in Northern Mozambique to accommodate refugees who are arriving in the region in large numbers.

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Traumatized Mozambicans Not Receiving Adequate Psychosocial Attention, IMBISA Official

Dec 8, 2021

Displaced people who have undergone traumatic experiences in the embattled Cabo Delgado Province in Northern Mozambique are not receiving enough psychosocial support as attention is given to their other needs such as food and shelter, the Director of the Inter-Regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) Secretariat has said. 

Internationally Displaced People from northern Mozambique have found refuge in the Catholic Diocese of Nacala. Credit: Aid to the Church in Need United States

Catholic Charity Reports Widespread Attacks in Mozambique after Military Intervention

Dec 6, 2021

More villages in Northern Mozambique are experiencing insurgency as military intervention intensifies in the region, Catholic Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Portugal, has reported.

A ship that was used by TotalEnergies, a French company to evacuate their employees from a March attack in Palma, northern Mozambique. Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute

Catholic Charity Raises Questions about France’s Involvement in Mozambican Crisis

Nov 24, 2021

Is France using “development aid” to finance the intervention of Rwandan troops in Mozambique? This tops the list of questions that Catholic peace and charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), is exploring in an attempt to put a face to key players in the Mozambican crisis.

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Mozambique’s First Catholic Seminary to Receive Facelift after Damage in Civil War

Nov 22, 2021

The Catholic Church in Mozambique has written to the Pontifical charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Portugal, requesting for help to renovate Mozambique’s first Catholic Seminary that was ruined in the country’s 1977 civil war.

Members of the Episcopal Conference of Mozambique (CEM). Credit: CEM/Facebook

Despite Wins against Insurgency in Cabo Delgado, Bishops in Mozambique Call for Caution

Nov 15, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Mozambique have, in a collective statement, called for caution and a careful assessment of the security situation in the Southern African nation amid reports that the country is registering wins in the fight against insurgency in the country’s Cabo Delgado Province.

Caritas coordinators from Mozambique, Angola and São Tomé e Principe alongside Wilfrid Cardinal Napier (3rd from right). Credit: Sheila Pires

Cardinal in South Africa Calls for Fraternal Cooperation among Regional Caritas Entities

Nov 10, 2021

There is need for officials of the development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Church within the jurisdiction of the Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) to foster brotherly collaboration amongst themselves, the President of Caritas South Africa has said. 

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Catholic Peace Entity Joins Voices Disputing Jihadist Narrative in Mozambican Crisis

Nov 7, 2021

The leadership of the Catholic peace foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has faulted the growing international narrative that Islamist Jihadists are behind the ongoing insurgency in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province.

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Catholic Charity Fundraising to Support Victims of Violence in Nigeria, Mozambique

Nov 7, 2021

Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Italy, has approved two major projects that seek to abate the humanitarian crisis in Nigeria and Mozambique where insurgents have displaced locals from their homes.

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Catholic Foundation Features Mozambique, Burkina Faso in Campaign against Persecution

Nov 1, 2021

Violation of Christian freedom is on the rise in nearly a half of Africa, Catholic charity and pontifical foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) United States, has said while announcing an international campaign to create awareness on religious persecution.

Newly arrived IDP’s at Rapale in Nampula, Mozambique. Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute

Catholic Peace Entity Raises Alarm Over New IDP Influx in Mozambican City

Oct 30, 2021

The leadership of the Catholic peace and charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), is concerned that more Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are arriving in Nampula, a city in Northeastern Mozambique amid reports that peace is returning in the embattled Cabo Delgado Province in the North.

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Catholic Peace Foundation Raises Alarm over Extrajudicial Killings in Mozambique

Oct 18, 2021

Catholic peace and charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), which is researching the evolution of violence in Mozambique has reported about extra-judicial killings of people suspected to be insurgents in the Southern African country.

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.

Late Alexandre José Maria Cardinal dos Santos with President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Mozambique’s President Mourns Cardinal Who “stood out for commitment to good of humanity”

Oct 4, 2021

The President of Mozambique has eulogized the country’s first Cardinal as a Catholic Church leader who was committed to the welfare of humanity.