CENTRAL AFRICA- in the U.S., "the platform of religious for peace"

 Bishop Dieudonné Nzapalainga and Oumar Kobine Layama, respectively archbishop and imam of Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic, are in the United States from Saturday to try to support the cause of their country, devastated by the worst crisis in its history. According to information gathered by Fides news agency, the Pastor Nicolas Grékoyamé - Gbangou, president of the Evangelical Churches will join them from Saudi Arabia where he will explain the situation of Central Africa to the local authorities.


The three religious leaders have created the" platform of religious for peace ", a very active structure trying to bring peace in Central Africa and in the search for international aid for the battered country .


Before leaving for the United States , Msgr. Nzapalainga and Imam Kobine have visited together Bozoum and Bossangoa in the north of the country, to launch a message of peace and hope to the people so harshly proven by rebel violence and vengeance Seleka anti Balaka groups. The journey of the three religious leaders in the United States comes as the UN headquarters is being debated on the possibility of a post in the Central African UN mission to stabilize the country.




SOURCE: Radiovaticana.va