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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

'Mosques are springing up everywhere', Congolese bishop says amid fear of Islamization

May 5, 2021

By Agnes Aineah

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has been engulfed in a cloud of fear owing to the increasing attacks that... Read more

Delivery of medical kits for Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

How Catholic Relief Services is helping amid DRC Ebola outbreak

May 22, 2018

After 26 confirmed deaths have been attributed to the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Catholic Relief Services... Read more

US bishops urge day of prayer and fasting for peace in DRC, S Sudan

Feb 14, 2018

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has urged Catholics to join Pope Francis Feb. 23 in a Day of Prayer... 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

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

Jan 3, 2018

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

Bishops plea for two priests abducted in DRC

Jul 18, 2017

Gunmen have abducted two Catholic priests in the Democratic Republic of Congo, prompting the country’s bishops to plead that the... Read more