Ivory Coast: the ‘overlooked crisis’
March 31, 2011
The international community failed to take due notice of the humanitarian crisis brought on by Ivory Coast’s descent into civil war, Vatican Radio notes.
More than one people have fled their homes; “people are fleeing... with nothing, basically running for their lives and so the needs are huge,” said an official with the Catholic relief agency CAFOD.
- Overlooked crisis (Vatican Radio)
- “We are pleased about the Holy Father's words. We hope that his voice is heard,” says the Archbishop of Abidjan after Benedict XVI's appeal for peace in Côte d'Ivoire (Fides)
- Pope pleads for end to fighting in Ivory Coast (CWN, 3/30)
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