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Bronwen Dachs - Catholic News ServiceJuly 18, 2019
The Catholic Church in Ethiopia is leading peace and reconciliation efforts while it does what it can to help the millions of people who have fled their homes in an upsurge in communal violence.
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Bronwen Dachs - Catholic News ServiceMay 07, 2019
Helping children who lost their parents when a pair of cyclones hit Mozambique is among the most difficult work in the aftermath, an aid worker said.
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Bronwen Dachs - Catholic News ServiceMay 01, 2019
A South African archbishop has urged the government to act against xenophobic attacks, which have increased as general elections approach.
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Bronwen Dachs - Catholic News ServiceMarch 20, 2019
Two boys at a Catholic boarding school in Zimbabwe are among the more than 300 people killed in the aftermath of a cyclone that slammed into Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi in mid-March.
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Bronwen Dachs - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 17, 2019
After reports of multiple deaths in violent protests over steep fuel price hikes in Zimbabwe, Archbishop Robert Ndlovu of Harare called for restraint by the security forces and protesters.
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Bronwen Dachs - Catholic News ServiceAugust 07, 2018
The church in Zimbabwe said it is prepared to mediate between government and opposition leaders after six people were killed in violence that followed a disputed presidential election.
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Bronwen Dachs - Catholic News ServiceMarch 06, 2018
"It is you rich people who have finished the water, and now you want us to share the consequences."
An army tanker blocks the main road to Parliament building on Nov. 15 in Harare, Zimbabwe. (CNS photo/Aaron Ufumeli, EPA)
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Bronwen Dachs - Catholic News ServiceNovember 16, 2017
Mugabe's policies are widely blamed for Zimbabwe's economic decline over the past two decades. Millions of economic refugees have left the country, with most going to South Africa.
A statue of Nelson Mandela is seen in early April outside the South African Parliament building in Cape Town. Following findings of severe corruption in government, the South African Council of Churches called for the dissolving of parliament and new general elections. (CNS photo/Nic Bothma, EPA)
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Bronwen Dachs - Catholic News ServiceJune 13, 2017
The government "has lost its moral legitimacy" and new polls are needed, the South African Council of Churches said.
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Bronwen Dachs - Catholic News ServiceNovember 29, 2016
Hunger is so severe in drought-ridden southern Madagascar that many people in remote villages have eaten almost nothing but cactus fruit for up to four years.