Victims of Violence

Mass burial for victims of violence in DR Congo's Ituri Province. Credit: Radio Okapi/Facebook

Clergy, Laity in Kisangani, DR Congo, Plan March in Solidarity with Victims of Violence

Mar 27, 2022

The people of God in the Archdiocese of Kisangani in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have planned to hold “a peaceful march” to show their solidarity with victims of violence in the country’s Ituri Province. 

Credit: Aid to the Church in Need (ACN)

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.

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

Jul 20, 2021

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.

A burning car in the ongoing violence in DRC's Catholic Diocese of Butembo-Beni. Credit: Aid to the Church in Need

Catholic Bishops in DR Congo Warn of Threat of Islamism Targeting Victims of Violence

Apr 14, 2021

Victims of rebel militias in the Eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are being forced to convert to Islam, Catholic Bishops in the country have said, warning of a threat of Islamism in the Central African nation.

Bishop Melchisédech Sikuli Paluku of DR Congo's Beni-Butembo Diocese.

Plans Underway in DR Congo’s Butembo-Beni Diocese to Raise Funds for Victims of Violence

Jan 8, 2021

Plans are underway for the people of God in the Catholic Diocese of Butembo-Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to raise funds for victims of violence during the Sunday, January 10 Eucharistic celebration in various Parishes of the Diocese.