Catholic Peacebuilding Network

Enhancing the study and practice of Catholic peacebuilding

Background on Peace Processes in Central Africa

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CPN held a conference in Bujumbura, Burundi, from July 24-28, 2006, where these papers were delivered that provide helpful background to understand the conflict in the region:

ROLE DE L’EGLISE POUR LE CHANGEMENT POLITIQUE R.D. CONGO ET DANS LA SOUS-REGION DES GRANDS LACS, by Archbishop of Bukavu Most Reverend François-Xavier Maroy (paper in French)

Contribution de l’Eglise dans l’édification de la Paix au Burundi, à la lumière
de quelques données de l’enseignement théologique social de l’Eglise
, by Most Reverend Gervais Banshimiyubusa, Bishop of Ngozi, Burundi (paper in French)

Mémoire et/ ou oubli comme rançon à la paix civile? by Paul Rutayisire, Director, Justice and Peace Program, Catholic Relief Services/Rwanda (paper in French)