Bishops condemn ‘terrorist outrages’

Posted May 31, 2019 3:53 pm by Editor

Bishops condemn ‘terrorist outrages’

Bishops’ conferences from Francophone West Africa have pledged solidarity with Christian communities after a spate of Islamist attacks and urged governments and religious leaders to do more to counter “unlooked-for menaces, tragedies and catastrophes.”

“Terrorist outrages are sowing desolation and disorder, especially in Christian communities — with hearts full of emotion and sadness, we think of brothers and sisters who’ve paid with their lives for fidelity to the Gospel and devotion to the Virgin Mary,” said the Regional Episcopal Conference of Francophone West Africa, known by the French acronym CERAO.
“We express our strongest condemnation at this disquieting wave of violence and

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