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The Central African Republic is in need of peace and hope

The Pope’s visit to the Central African Republic is an important event for all of those who, like EMERGENCY, have been working in the country for years.

Finally, media attention will be drawn to the country that went through an horrendous civil war which is still a real menace for the civilian population. As in any armed conflict, the high majority of victims are children who are the ones who suffer the most from violence and poverty.

EMERGENCY hopes that the peace message Pope Francis is bringing to the Continent will be heard: the Central African Republic is in need of peace and hope.

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