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Children greet Pope Francis at the Refugee Camp of St. Sauveur in Bangui Nov. 29, 2016.

Vatican police mark 200th anniversary with concert for needy children

Dec 16, 2016

By Elise Harris

In honor of their bicentenary, the Vatican Gendarmerie have decided to celebrate with an act of mercy: they will host... Read more

Pope Francis delivers his homily during Mass in the cathedral of Bangui, CAR, Nov. 29, 2015.

Christ’s love will overcome devastation, Pope Francis tells Central Africans

Nov 29, 2015

In the Central African Republic on Sunday, Pope Francis delivered a homily emphasizing that God’s powerful love can overcome “unprecedented... Read more

Children at the Saint Sauveur refugee camp in Bangui, Central African Republic, welcome Pope Francis, Nov. 29, 2015.

Pope to displaced persons: peace is impossible without tolerance, forgiveness

Nov 29, 2015

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis’ first stop after arriving in the Central African Republic Sunday was to a refugee camp housing thousands of... Read more

Archbishop Dieudonne Nzapalainga of Bangui, in the Central African Republic.

Central African bishop seeks hope, forgiveness amid carnage

Mar 22, 2014

Central African Republic can recover from the carnage of violent conflict through a return to Christ, who empowers Christians to... Read more

Islamist militia in the Central African Republic. Photo courtesy of Aid to the Church in Need.

Charity director laments mounting violence in Central African Republic

Oct 24, 2013

Widespread violence in the Central African Republic which began in December is in risk of diffusing to nearby countries, an... Read more