Fredrick Nzwili is a journalist and media consultant based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Firmin Gbagoua was the sixth Catholic priest to be killed. Fighters claim that religion is fueling the conflict—but religious leaders point to economic causes.
Israel's government has offered financial incentives for thousands of asylum seekers to leave the country voluntarily—threatening to detain or deport them if they didn't.
Several priests and aid workers have been kidnapped, and earlier this month a priest was murdered. Conflict in several regions has left millions in need.
Church leaders called for the protests after Sunday services to enforce an agreement for the president to step down and allow elections.