Notebook > Houses of God
Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images

Saint-Peter's Parish

Houses of God | Boali, Central African Republic

Issue: "Getting paid not aid," Feb. 22, 2014

Priest Xavier Arnold Fagba of Saint-Peter’s Parish in Boali, Central African Republic, holds a baby on Jan. 19 as the church granted Muslims shelter. Widespread sectarian violence throughout the nation has followed a 2012 coup by Seleka rebels, who are predominantly jihadist fighters. The rebels mostly have attacked Christians, yet several hundred Muslim women and children fled to the church as French troops guarded the building.

We see you’ve been enjoying the content on our exclusive member website. Ready to get unlimited access to all of WORLD’s member content?
Get your risk-free, 30-Day FREE Trial Membership right now.
(Don’t worry. It only takes a sec—and you don’t have to give us payment information right now.)

Get your risk-free, 30-Day FREE Trial Membership right now.


You must be a WORLD member to post comments.

    Keep Reading


    Darwin made me do it

    Despite obvious facts and contradictions, evolutionary psychologists say nearly every…


    Big Hero 6

    Only in an animated film can an obese, mouthless…