On the final leg of his three-nation tour of Africa Pope Francis has spoken in the capital Bangui of his hopes for peace in the Central African Republic. The country has been destabilized by violence between Christian and Muslim militants.
As the situation in the Central African Republic deteriorates, Archbishop Nzapalainga says the conflict isn't between Muslims and Christians. Rather faith is being manipulated in the struggle for power.
Aboard his papal plane as hurricanes pummeled parts of the Americas, the Catholic leader said it was "stupid" to deny climate change. He said history would judge world leaders who did not act on advice from scientists.
The government of the Central Africa Republic plans to hold further peace talks with rebel factions. But rights group, Human Rights Watch, wants rebel leaders to be held accountable for war crimes.
The Red Cross said that six volunteers were killed in an attack on a health clinic. A recent uptick in attacks in the country's southeast sparked renewed fears of conflict akin to 2013's civil war.
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