Publisher description for The bishop of Rwanda / Bishop John Rucyahana.


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In 1994, as his country descended into the madness of genocide, Anglican Bishop John Rucyahana underwent the mind-numbing pain of having members of his church and family butchered. John refused to become a part of the systemic hatred. He founded the Sonrise orphanage and school for children orphaned in the genocide, and he now leads reconciliation efforts between his own Tutsi people, the victims of this horrific massacre, and the perpetrators, the Hutus. His remarkable story is one that demands to be told.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Rucyahana, John.
Rwanda -- History -- Civil War, 1994 -- Atrocities.
Genocide -- Rwanda -- History -- 20th century.
Reconciliation -- Political aspects -- Rwanda.
Reconciliation -- Religious aspects -- Church of England.
Bishops -- Rwanda -- Biography.
Church of England -- Rwanda -- Clergy -- Biography.