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Latest stories: Mozambique

A woman walks outside makeshift houses in Mozambique. Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute /

Millions of HIV Patients Left Without Medication as Mozambican Crisis Escalates

People living with HIV have gone for months without medication amid a crumbling health system in Cabo Delgado Province in Mozambique, an official dealing with the displaced people in the ongoing Mozambican crisis has said.

Sr. Marines Biasibetti, Director of Mozambican Episcopal Conference Commission for Migrants, Refugees and Displaced Persons makes a presentation at an event on July 27. Credit: ACI Africa /

Catholic Peace Entities Call for End to Military Approach in Mozambican Crisis

Experts in conflict resolution and Catholic peace entities have reported a worrying escalation of militarization in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province and urged the government of the Southern African nation to explore alternative ways to end violent conflict in the country.

Flag of mozambique in the world map./ hyotographics/Shutterstock /

“Do not abandon people of Mozambique”: Catholic Community Official amid Jihadist Attacks

Islamist terrorism threatens the future of Mozambique, according to a Catholic community aiding hundreds of thousands of refugees driven out by attacks.

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

Victims of Violence in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Set to Benefit from Annual Award Fund

Victims of violence in Mozambique’s troubled Cabo Delgado Province are set to become beneficiaries of the 2021 “José Aparecido de Oliveira Prize” through Caritas Mozambique, the President of Portugal who this year’s recipient of the award has announced.

Catechist Paulo Agostinho Matica/ Credit: Aid to the Church in need /

Catechist Who Risked Life to Save Church Records in Mozambican Attack Lauded for Brevity

About two months after the deadly March attack in Palma town in Northern Mozambique, Paulo Agostinho Matica arrived in the Catholic Diocese of Pemba, South of the country, bearing a package that he considered “as a precious treasure” of the Church.

Bishop António Juliasse Sandramo, Apostolic Administrator of Mozambique’s Pemba Diocese/ Credit: Courtesy Photo /

Share Aid Between Locals and Displaced to Avoid Conflicts, Bishop in Mozambique Says

The Apostolic Administrator of Mozambique’s Pemba Diocese, Bishop António Juliasse Sandramo, has urged charity groups and authorities giving aid to displaced people who have settled in the provincial capital not to discriminate against the local community. 

A Catholic Priest and a Religious Sister having a moment with refugees in the Catholic Diocese of Pemba in Mozambique. Thousands of refugees from Cabo Delgado have found refuge in the Diocese and the Catholic Archdiocese of Nampula/ Credit: Denis  Hurley Peace Institute /

Catholic Charity Reports Despair among Displaced in Mozambique Despite World Bank Support

The Catholic peace and charity organization, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has shared with ACI Africa the growing humanitarian crisis among residents of Cabo Delgado in Northern Mozambique where displaced people are starving in refugee camps even after the World Bank released funds to alleviate suffering in the camps.

Fr. Kwiriwi Fonseca estimates that in addition to more than 2,500 people killed and more than 750,000 made homeless since the terrorist attacks began in October 2017 in Mozambique’s northernmost province of Cabo Delgado. Credit: Johan Viljoen /

Catholic Priest in Mozambique Fears for Children Radicalization amid Increased Abductions

There is fear that young boys kidnapped by Al Shabaab militants in northern Mozambique are being radicalized to fight in the ranks of the militants.

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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.  

The studio of Rádio Sem Fronteiras in Mozambique. Credit: Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International /

Catholic Charity Donates Radios to Mozambicans in Remote Villages to Connect Families

Catholic Pontifical and Charity Organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, has facilitated the purchase of solar-powered radios for inhabitants of Cabo Delgado, the Northernmost province of Mozambique to keep families that have been separated by violence connected.

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

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.

Archbishop Inácio Saúre of Mozambique’s Nampula Archdiocese/ Credit: Vatican Media /

Catholic Archbishop in Mozambique Calls for Joint Efforts to End Cabo Delgado Crisis

The Catholic Archbishop of Mozambique’s Nampula Archdiocese is calling for concerted efforts to end the crisis in the country’s northernmost Province of Cabo Delgado, a region within the Catholic Diocese of Pemba.

The cover page of the study on “Trafficking in Persons, Organs and Parts of the Human Body in central Mozambique” presented on 18 May 2021. Credit: Courtesy Photo /

Catholic Bishops’ Study in Mozambique Shows Poor Women, Children among Trafficking Victims

Catholic Bishops in Mozambique have, in a study, established various categories of victims of human trafficking, including “poor women, children and adolescents.”

The newly constructed borewell and new water source at Salesian College in Mozambique's Maputo Archdiocese. Credit: Salesian Missions /

Salesian Entity Facilitates Access to Clean Water for Catholic College in Mozambique

The U.S.-based development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), Salesian Missions, has facilitated clean water supply to the staff and students of Mozambique’s Salesian College in the Archdiocese of Maputo.

Fr. Sílvio Moreira (right) and Fr. João de Deus Gonçalves Kamtedza (left) who died during the Mozambican civil war. Credit: Courtesy Photo /

Catholic Diocese to Initiate Sainthood Cause for Jesuits Murdered in Mozambican Civil War

The leadership of Mozambique’s Catholic Diocese of Tete is set to initiate the sainthood causes of two members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) who were killed during the country’s civil war more than three decades ago.

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.

Emergency aid for displaced families in Pemba. Credit: Johan Viljoen /

Catholic Priest in Mozambique Calls for Spiritual Solidarity amid Fear of Fresh Attacks

There is mounting fear of terrorist attacks in Pemba, the capital of Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province, a Catholic Priest and Communications official in the Diocese of Pemba has said.

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.