As Catholics, we recognize that prayer is of the utmost importance, an invaluable contribution to helping the poor overseas. It guides our actions, it binds us in solidarity to one another and connects us more deeply with the grace that flows from God.

Praying alone or within our communities, these resources can help us keep our brothers and sisters in the Central African Republic close in prayer.

Prayers of the Faithful for CAR (for use in Mass)

Oración de los Fieles por la Paz en República Central Africana (para su uso en la Misa)

Knowledge is more than power. It is a tool. The growing crisis in CAR has a complex history that has come to a head in the last year.

In order to become the best advocates and peacemakers for our Central African Republic sisters and brothers, we invite you use the following, to familiarize yourself with the unfolding situation, as well as the response of the Church and the global community:

Additional Resources:

Central African Republic
at a Glance:

900,000 displaced
2,000 killed

As Catholics, we are called to raise our voices, to act for our brothers and sisters around the world, and to advocate for those in danger.

It is easy to feel overwhelmed by the number of violent conflicts around the world, and how distant the violence in CAR seems to be from our everyday lives. But a beautiful part of our Catholic faith is global solidarity, which challenges us to be “our brothers’ and sisters’ keepers, wherever they may be” (USCCB, Themes of Catholic Social Teaching).

As Catholics, we are called to raise our voices, to act for our brothers and sisters in CAR, and to advocate for those in danger.

Action Alert:

Tell Congress: I care about peace in the Central African Republic.

Your voice MATTERS.

SINCE THE VIOLENCE IN THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC STARTED, more than 2,000 people have been killed in CAR, with the death toll rising daily. More than 900,000 people have fled their homes to escape the violence, and half of the country’s population is reported to be in need of help. Your gift will enable us to reach innocent people with lifesaving services, sustaining them until the situation is stable enough for them to return home and re-start their lives.

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