Archdiocese of Kinshasa

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Members of the standing committee of the National Episcopal Conference of Congo (CENCO).

Catholic bishops in DR Congo ‘strongly condemn’ attacks on Church

Aug 9, 2021

By CNA Staff

Incidents include the storming of Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo’s residence. Read more

Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya (1939-2021).

Cardinal who spearheaded democratic process in DR Congo dies at age 81

Jul 12, 2021

Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya died on July 11. 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

Jan 24, 2018

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

Damage at the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Malole seminary, which was struck by arson Feb. 18, 2017. Photo courtesy of Aid to the Church in Need.

In DR Congo, an upsurge of violence against the Church

Feb 22, 2017

In the wake of an attack on a Catholic seminary, the leader of the Church in the Democratic Republic of... Read more