In neighboring African countries, U.S. bishop sees hope, despite trauma

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (CNS) — Among almost a million people displaced from their homes through conflict in the Central African Republic are 9,000 people who have found refuge at a seminary in the capital, Bangui. An “unbelievable number of children” are among these refugees at St. Mark’s Major Seminary, said Bishop Richard E. Pates of Des Moines, Iowa,…

In gratitude to Bishop John Kinney . . .

Our retiring bishop will be remembered as a strong voice for social justice Nov. 15, 2013, edition By Bernie Evans Living with a thankful and hopeful heart — two important marks of a Christian life. We give thanks for what has happened to us through Jesus Christ — that we have been restored to a…