CENTRAL – AFRICA: HISTORY OF A CONFLICT (VI)

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  For the final word in this series of five articles on Central Africa, we give you the words of Father Federico who will speak to us about an extraordinary man: Father Anastasio Roggero.

 


 Father Anastasio: the Soul of Carmel de Bangui

 Robert Lalonde, ACN Canada

Translated and adapted by AB Griffin, ACN Canada

 “Father Anastasio is the founder and the soul of this paradise that is the Carmel of Bangui.  He is more than twice my age and has triple the enthusiasm.  Since 1998, he has been living in our convent in Prague, but since 1975 his heart has been in the Central African Republic.  This gentle and smiling brother, always equipped with his camera, travels the world at a hundred kilometers an hour, from India to the United States, speaking well (this in 8 different languages) of we missionaries; it sounds just to me…

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