Religious leaders are urged to avoid discrimination among Rwandans 

Religious leaders are urged to avoid discrimination among Rwandans 

Religious and church leaders have been asked to teach the gospel that does not discriminate against Rwandans contrary to their predecessors in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi.

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Based on his testimony, while Gihorwe Parish commemorated the 1994 Genocide against the pastor Niyijyinama Ignase; the deputy director representing IBUKA in the Gasabo district, highlighted the role of church pastors in the genocide against the Tutsis. 

He said: “Despite this bitter history, it hasn’t faded the memory, especially regarding the ADEPR church. Our family...we were members of a Parish called Kareba, that's where we lived. We had a pastor named Leonce who was racist.”

The behavior and role of religious people and churches, especially the ADEPR of that time condemned by church clerics and Christians today.

Mrs. Dorothea NYINAWABANTU said” "It was shocking to see someone you knew well, someone you interacted with, turn against you, betray you. Since the genocide ended, I felt like I can't pray anymore."

Pastor Valentin Rurangwa; the head of ADEPR in Kigali, says that the fact church members killed their fellow Christians is cowardice: He encourages believers to distance themselves from such dark histories and instead teach unity.

In the Jabana, Jali, and Kinyinyinya sectors of the Gasabo district, in the former Rutongo and Shyorongi municipalities, the history of the genocide against the Tutsis shows that it is a place where violence was done at all levels.

 The survivors, as well as other Rwandans from all over the country and beyond, continued to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsis, as part of the commemoration and rebuilding program.

 

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Religious leaders are urged to avoid discrimination among Rwandans 

Religious leaders are urged to avoid discrimination among Rwandans 

 May 15, 2024 - 18:01

Religious and church leaders have been asked to teach the gospel that does not discriminate against Rwandans contrary to their predecessors in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi.

kwamamaza

Based on his testimony, while Gihorwe Parish commemorated the 1994 Genocide against the pastor Niyijyinama Ignase; the deputy director representing IBUKA in the Gasabo district, highlighted the role of church pastors in the genocide against the Tutsis. 

He said: “Despite this bitter history, it hasn’t faded the memory, especially regarding the ADEPR church. Our family...we were members of a Parish called Kareba, that's where we lived. We had a pastor named Leonce who was racist.”

The behavior and role of religious people and churches, especially the ADEPR of that time condemned by church clerics and Christians today.

Mrs. Dorothea NYINAWABANTU said” "It was shocking to see someone you knew well, someone you interacted with, turn against you, betray you. Since the genocide ended, I felt like I can't pray anymore."

Pastor Valentin Rurangwa; the head of ADEPR in Kigali, says that the fact church members killed their fellow Christians is cowardice: He encourages believers to distance themselves from such dark histories and instead teach unity.

In the Jabana, Jali, and Kinyinyinya sectors of the Gasabo district, in the former Rutongo and Shyorongi municipalities, the history of the genocide against the Tutsis shows that it is a place where violence was done at all levels.

 The survivors, as well as other Rwandans from all over the country and beyond, continued to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsis, as part of the commemoration and rebuilding program.

kwamamaza