“The crisis spreading from neighboring Mali and the incursions of jihadist terrorist groups began to propagate a form of radical Islam that undermined the existing social cohesion.”
“Mr. Minister, we believe that the Catholic Church can, in the democratic game, contribute to the choices made by our country and help to verify their conformity with our authentic African values.”
In the Diocese of Dori, most of the population is Muslim (95.2 percent); 3.2 percent are adherents of traditional religions and 1.6 percent are Christian (1.22 percent Catholic).
13,000 people a week are forced to leave their homes due to violence