Efforts to Bring Peace, Stability to Central African Republic

For World this week, I wrote about Central African Republic again, but this time found a glimmer of hope in the mediation efforts led by a priest in Bozoum.

An Italian priest in northern Central African Republic (CAR) has helped restore order and mediate peace in the city of Bozoum as the country continues to crumble toward a brutal civil war.

CAR has been rocked by unrest since March 2013, when a largely Muslim alliance of rebel groups known as the Seleka overthrew President Francois Bozize. More than a million people—nearly a quarter of the population—fled the violence as Seleka rebels fought against the civilian anti-Balaka militia, which has been widely described as Christian. But Christian groups within CAR publicly condemned the anti-Balaka’s actions and atrocities.

Read the entire article at Worldmag.

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Here's what you might like to know about me. My name is Julia and I'm a Christian. I love the Bible and, much less importantly, a good steak. My goal with this site is to share the truth of scripture with believer and non-believer alike, and to specifically encourage believers to study and know the Bible, and warn them of false teachings in and around the church. Romans 1:16-17 "For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth, to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, the just shall live by faith."
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