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Rwanda’s bishops apologize for suggesting release of genocide convicts

April 25, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: The Catholic bishops of Rwanda have issued a public apology for a statement in which they suggested the release of prisoners who are serving time for their roles in the country’s massacres of 1994. The bishops acknowledged that their appeal for clemency had opened new wounds, particularly at a time when the country is observing the 25th anniversary of the bloodshed.

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