News tagged "Great Lakes region of Africa"

African Great Lakes Region: Pax Christi International launches programme on empowering new generations on active nonviolence, entrepreneurship in Burundi, Rwanda, and the DRC

Today, Pax Christi International is launching a new programme in the Great Lakes region in Africa called, ‘Empowering new generations on active nonviolence and entrepreneurship'. The purpose of the programme is to educate young people on the culture of peace and active nonviolence and includes assisting disadvantaged youth in creating small businesses...

DR Congo and South Sudan: Heed Pope Francis's call to pray for peace on 23 February

Pope Francis has called for a "special day of prayer and fasting for peace in the world" on Friday, 23 February 2018. The day of prayer is especially aimed at prayers for peace in the conflict-stricken nations of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan...

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