Diocese of Butembo-Beni

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Sister Marie-Sylvie Kavuke Vakatsuraki, who was killed in Maboya, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Oct. 19, 2022.

Islamist rebels kill nun, six others at Catholic hospital in DR Congo

Oct 21, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

A Catholic nun serving in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was among the seven people killed Wednesday evening when... 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

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