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2014-05-27

AFRICA/TOGO - The Bishop of Atakpamé mediator in the political dialogue

Lome (Agenzia Fides) - A Catholic Bishop has been appointed to mediate between the parties in Togo. We are talking about His Exc. Mgr. Nicodème Anani Barrigah_Bénissan, Bishop of Atakpamé, who will have to facilitate the achievement of an agreement on 12 points of constitutional and institutional reforms, which has been at the center of a national political debate. Mgr. Barrigah_Bénissan was President of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and President of the Episcopal Commission "Justice and Peace". His appointment was welcomed by the "Group of 5" which brings together the main political and economic partners of Togo (UN, European Union, Germany, France, United States). (L.M.) (Agenzia Fides 27/05/2014)

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