Central African Republic leader asks pope's 'forgiveness' for sectarian violence

AFP , Sunday 29 Nov 2015

Central African Republic's acting president Catherine Samba-Panza on Sunday asked for "forgiveness" from Pope Francis over the sectarian violence that has gripped the country over the past two years.

"Central Africans have inflicted unspeakable suffering on other Central Africans. And for that, the sons and daughters of this country must recognise their faults and ask for forgiveness... that your blessing will transform into a catalyst for the reconstruction of this country," she said.

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