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DRC opposition presidential candidate Martin Fayulu (L) files an appeal at the Constitutional Court in Kinshasa, Jan. 12, 2019.

Church in DRC urges pressure on electoral commission over disputed vote

After a disputed presidential election in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the nation's bishops have asked the UN Security... Read more

Felix Tshisekedi, who has been declared the winner of the 2018 DRC presidential election.

DRC bishops question presidential election results

The bishops of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are among several major observers casting doubt on the results of... Read more

DRC polling officials hear instructions ahead of the nation’s Dec. 30 presidential elections.

Amid tense election, DRC bishops concerned about voting irregularities

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference in the Democratic Republic of Congo is drawing attention to voting problems that could call into... Read more

Joseph Kabila, president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Catholics in DR Congo continue to press for credible elections

As the Democratic Republic of the Congo prepares to hold a general election in December, after a two-year delay, Catholics... Read more

Joseph Kabila, president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, who announced Aug. 8 he will not seek re-election in December.

As Kabila steps down, Catholics in DR Congo continue push for democracy

President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo announced this week that he will step down after 17 years... Read more

Congolese President Joseph Kabila

Four dead after Catholic Lay Committee protests in Congo

Four Congolese protesters were shot dead Feb. 25, during demonstrations organized by Catholics protesting President Joseph Kabila’s refusal to step... Read more

President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, who has been in office since 2001.

Congolese cardinal denounces violent crackdown on protesters

After security forces killed at least six people participating in Church-organized protests this weekend, the Archbishop of Kinshasa has likened... Read more

Bishop: Congo 'gained heroes' when protesters shed blood

The Catholic Church in the Democratic Republic of Congo held a memorial Mass Friday for protesters killed last month while... Read more

President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, who has been in office since 2001.

Eight dead in crackdown on church-organized protests of DRC president

Eight people were killed and more than 120 were arrested in the Democratic Republic of the Congo during church-organized protests... Read more

Congolese President Joseph Kabila

Congolese bishops urge President Kabila to announce peaceful transfer of power

Catholic bishops of the Democratic Republic of Congo have requested that President Joseph Kabila affirm that he will not claim... Read more

Joseph Kabila, who has been president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo since 2001, and is seeking to remove his constitutional term limit.

For DRC bishops, end to president's term limit would be 'a step backward'

Bishop Richard Pates of Des Moines has written to the US state department urging that it support efforts of the... Read more