Here is a link to a BBC broadcast that features two people actively involved in dealing with horrors in contemporary Africa, a priest in the Ivory Coast who is trying to defend tens of thousands of refugees, and Jenni Williams, one of the founders of Women of Zimbabwe Arising, who is under persistent threat of arrest for her and her groups activities. Here is their home-page.What courage and what love!

Rev. Joseph A. Komonchak, professor emeritus of the School of Theology and Religious Studies at the Catholic University of America, is a retired priest of the Archdiocese of New York.

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