Catherine Mahony is the Regional Emergency Coordinator for the U.K.’s Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD). On April 29, she led an inter-religious team of representatives from Christian and Muslim charity groups to Bangui’s Grand Mosque. Thousands of Muslims have taken shelter since the disorder in the Central African Republic began.
Interview by Kevin Clarke, reporting from CAR for America.
Photo: African Union soldier patrols as people prepare to be evacuated in Central African Republic, May 2 (CNS photo/Siegfried Modola, Reuters).