Africa Faith Leader Meeting Organized by Jubilee and Partners Mentioned in National Catholic Reporter

Jubilee USA Network is mentioned in the National Catholic Reporter regarding the Africa Faith Leader Meeting in Nairobi. Read an excerpt below and click here for the full story.

Catholic bishops, faith leaders appeal for debt relief to help African countries

By Fredrick Nzwili

Ahead of major meetings of world leaders in September, such as the Africa Climate Summit, the G20 New Delhi Summit and the 78th session of the U.N. General Assembly, Catholic bishops and faith leaders in Africa are calling for debt relief for the continent to give Africa a "life line" to escape the multiple crises plaguing its population.

Amid discontent linked to the rising cost of food and living and growing inflation in Africa, economic burdens have been frustrating development, swelling poverty, and triggering conflicts and protests in some of the countries, according to the leaders.

The keyword for them to fix many pressing needs of African people is debt, or rather its reduction.


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