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People receive first-aid after a car accident ran into a crowd of protesters in Charlottesville,

People receive first-aid after a car accident ran into a crowd of protesters in Charlottesville

US Bishops condemn Virginia violence

13/08/2017 10:55

Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has issued a statement in response to the violent protests in Charlottesville, Va., that has left one person dead and at least 19 injured.

 

Pope Francis decries recent violence in Nigeria and the CAR at his General Audience

Pope Francis decries recent violence in Nigeria and the CAR at his General Audience

Pope Francis decries attack on Nigerian churchgoers, violence in CAR

09/08/2017 11:25

Pope Francis has appealed for an end to “hatred and violence, especially those perpetrated in places of worship”, referring to Sunday's attack on Catholics at Mass in Nigeria and violence against Christians in the Central African Republic

File: DRC soldiers arrest civilians protesting government's failure to stop killings in North Kivu province (24 August 2016)

File: DRC soldiers arrest civilians protesting government's failure to stop killings in North Kivu province (24 August 2016)

DRC: Kivu residents protest abduction of priests with silence

24/07/2017 11:00

Residents of  North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo have staged a week-long silent protest meant to send a signal to the abductors of two Catholic priests.

 

A Muslim woman weeping next to her house burnt by Buddhists in Aluthgama, June 16, 2014.

A Muslim woman weeping next to her house burnt by Buddhists in Aluthgama, June 16, 2014.

Violence against religious minorities in Sri Lanka

26/05/2017 12:59

Human rights groups, religious leaders, lawmakers and the United Nations have all called on the Sri Lankan government to take immediate action against sectarian violence in the country.

 

Indian children hold placards condemning violence against the young as part of a peace gathering in New Delhi in April

Indian children hold placards condemning violence against the young as part of a peace gathering in New Delhi in April

Religions unite to tackle child violence

10/05/2017 16:56

Religious leaders united in their opposition to violence against children have gathered in Panama for a major international conference.

 

Election voting boxes are arranged inside a classroom used as a polling centre, during the Jubilee Party (JP) primary elections, in Nairobi

Election voting boxes are arranged inside a classroom used as a polling centre, during the Jubilee Party (JP) primary elections, in Nairobi, Kenya

Kenya bishops fearful of election violence

03/05/2017 15:49

Kenyan bishops are “very worried” that widespread violence will flare up in the country as tensions mount before this summer’s general elections.