Posts Tagged ‘Church’

FLORENCE RADULL
Correspondent

Seventeen years ago this month the systematic and calculated massacre of an estimated one million Tutsi’s and moderate Hutu’s took place in Rwanda, in a matter of only 100 days. (more…)

By BIZIMANA Jean Damascène, LL.D–12 March 2011

It is an established fact: every time genocide is committed, it is followed by its denial.[1] With regard to the genocide against the Tutsi, denial is characterized by two specific aspects. First, it intensifies as each annual commemoration day draws near; then, it takes on changing and innovative forms depending on the times. (more…)

By Howard Adelman

In 1994, between 6 April and mid- July—a period of 99 days of mayhem—approximately 500,000-800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutu were slaughtered in Rwanda in a systematically planned genocide. (more…)

One of the alleged seers from the Church-approved apparition site of Kibeho in Rwanda claims she was told by "Jesus" that floods, quakes, and disruptive weather would be signs of a major looming event. (more…)

It openly mocks the stupidity and ignorance of the people!

Rwanda is a predominantly Christian nation where three out of four people call themselves Catholic after 100 years of intense exposure to white missionaries. (more…)

By Martin Kimani

On the morning of April 16, 1994, Anastase Kinamubanzi was ordered to drive his employer’s bulldozer into the sacristy wall of Nyange church. The order came from Father Athanase Seromba, the parish priest. (more…)

By NYONGESA B. LEMMY
Posted Friday, June 25 2010 at 16:54

The Church has been accused of political complicity and acts of confrontation in both the genocide in Rwanda in 1994 and in the holocaust in Germany during the World War II.

It is strange that in Rwanda, a country where 62 per cent of the population is Catholic and over 80 per cent are Christians, people killed each other the same way they did in ancient pagan Rome. (more…)

By: Timothy Longman, Vassar College
In 1994, the small East African state of Rwanda was torn by one of the century’s most brutal waves of ethnic and political violence. In a three month period from April to June, the Rwandan Armed Forces (FAR), working with trained civilian militia, systematically massacred as many as 1 million of the country’s 7.7 million people. The primary targets of the violence were members of the minority Tutsi ethnic group, who were chased from their homes, gathered in churches and other public buildings, ostensibly for their protection, then methodically murdered, first with grenades and guns, then with machetes and other traditional weapons. (more…)