Category: Africa

Prêtre nigérian libéré après deux jours de captivité — Nigerian Priest Released After Two Days of Captivity — Padre nigeriano libertado após dois dias de cativeiro

Le 2 juin, le père Stanislaus Mbamara, prêtre catholique nigérian, a été enlevé alors qu’il rentrait d’Awka à Nnewi dans l’État d’Anambra au Nigeria. Après deux jours de captivité, il a été libéré selon le rapport transmis par le correspondant de RECOWACERAO NEWS AGENCY résident à Lagos au Nigéria.

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Guinea’s new constitution must preserve religious freedoms, Catholic archbishop says — Nova constituição da Guiné deve preservar as liberdades religiosas, diz arcebispo católico — La nouvelle constitution de la Guinée doit préserver les libertés religieuses, selon un archevêque catholique

Bishop Vincent Coulibaly, Archbishop of Conakry in Guinea, recently said that the new constitution envisaged in Guinea must guarantee the protection of religious freedoms. He stressed the need for the new constitution to “reflect a set of principles on which all citizens of the country can agree” and to “preserve secularism while respecting religious freedoms”. Bishop Coulibaly also pleaded for a reorganization of the judicial and political system to ensure better governance and an equitable distribution of national resources. Only time will tell if these recommendations will be taken into account in the development of the new Guinean constitution.

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