Source: Agenzia Fides – MIL OSI
Headline: AFRICA/IVORY COAST – Religious leaders in Yamoussoukro call for calm after post-election unrest
Yamoussoukro – “Lately our city of Yamoussoukro has had dark and sad hours that have compromised social cohesion. In the name of God, the father of all mercy, I invite you brothers and sisters to welcome the word of God which tells us that as children of God we are called peacemakers”, said Fr. Hervé Djessou, Vicar General of the diocese of Yamoussoukro yesterday, November 4, in his speech to the population of the political capital of the Ivory Coast following the recent demonstrations in the city after the presidential elections on 31 October.