Burkina Faso’s bishops denounce coup




The bishops of Burkina Faso deplored a recent military coup in the West African nation and welcomed the reinstatement of the nation’s president after seven days.

Lamenting the “violence and [its] fatal consequences: loss of life, injuries and destruction of property,” the bishops offered condolences to the victims, the Fides news agency reported.

The nation of 16.9 million is 61% Muslim, 15% Catholic, and 15% animist.

Source: http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=26233





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