Attributable to the Spokesperson of the High Representative for the
United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)
On the terrorist attack on a Catholic Mission and killing of a nun in Mozambique
New York – 15 September 2022
The High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), Mr. Miguel Ángel Moratinos, strongly condemns the brutal killing of an 84-old Italian nun, Sister Maria de Coppi and setting fire to the Catholic church and hospital in Chipene, Mozambique. The High Representative also deplored setting fire to two churches and more than 120 homes of Christians last week in Nampula province.
The High Representative extends his deepest condolences to the families of the victims and hopes that stability would be restored.