Archbishop begs for calm as rioting ebbs in Mozambique
September 03, 2010
The capital city of Mozambique is “slowly returning to calm” after riots that left 7 people dead and nearly 300 injured, the Fides news service reports. Archbishop Francisco Chimoio of Maputo has “appealed for calm and asked the faithful to pray for the country.” The riots erupted over increases in the costs of bread, water, and electricity.
- Calm follows 2-day clashes in Maputo; Archbishop Chimoio encourages faithful to pray for the nation (Fides)