Tribal violence

Bishop Martin Boucar Tine of Senegal's Kaolack Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Bishop in Senegal Concerned about Upsurge in Violence, Calls for Moral Education

May 25, 2022

The Catholic Bishop of Kaolack Diocese in Senegal has expressed concern about the rise in cases of violence in the West African nation and emphasized the need for moral education in families.

Religious leaders in South Sudan's Western Equatorial state addressing journalists on the state of insecurity in their region/ Credit: Courtesy Photo

Religious Leaders in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria State Condemn Ongoing Violence

Jun 28, 2021

Religious leaders serving in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria State have condemned “in the strongest terms possible” the ongoing violence between members of the Azande and Balanda communities in Tombura County, a territory covered by the Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio.

Bishop Christophe Zoa of Sangmelima diocese in Cameroon whose township has been hit by a wave of tribal violence

Bishop Condemns Tribal Violence in Cameroon’s Sangmelima Township, Proposes Dialogue

Oct 16, 2019

In the wake of the inter-ethnic violence being witnessed in the commercial town of Sangmelima, Southern Cameroon, the Bishop of the Diocese of Sangmelima has told the inhabitants of the township to get over the thinking that violence can resolve issues bedeviling them and instead, to embrace “frank and sincere dialogue.”