Congolese nun helps vulnerable female victims of LRA violence

April 5, 2012

Source: UNHCR

Sister Angelique in Dungu, where she helps vulnerable women, including those abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army. (Photo: M. Hofer/ UNHCR)

Sister Angelique is a familiar sight as she bicycles around the dusty town of Dungu on her way to meet women who really do see her as a blessing.

That’s because she’s been helping them recover from the trauma of being abducted and abused by the feared Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a brutal Ugandan rebel group that has been terrorizing people in this corner of north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo for years.

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