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Reconciliation is key to national cohesion in Côte d’Ivoire, say country’s bishops

August 11, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: The president of the Ivory Coast Catholic Bishops’ Conference, Archbishop Ignace Bessi Dogbo of Korhogo, spoke of the continued need for reconciliation in the wake of the 2010-11 Ivorian crisis.

Côte d’Ivoire, a West African nation of 28 million (map), is 44% Muslim, 18% Catholic, and 16% Protestant, with 22% adhering to ethnic religions.

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