A priest and
his church. He asked us what we thought about the Afghanistan war.
We said we thought it was very sad. He warmed to us, clasped our
hands, grinned and asked for a new water tank.
been Christian for longer than any European country. Also Jewish.
Also Muslim. Everyone we asked said that the three religions co-existed
harmoniously. The country's various civil wars have been drawn down
political lines, not religious ones.
Christians seem concerned about a handful of Muslims who have been
'away' and who come back with strong fundamentalist ideas. Somalia,
on the eastern border, is seen as a particularly worrying influence,
especially since many in the eastern province identify strongly
with the country.