Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo

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Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo, president of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar.

Cardinal explains how African rejection of Fiducia Supplicans was handled

Jan 22, 2024

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo recently recounted how the rejection of the blessing of homosexual couples was handled in Africa and at... Read more

Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo Besungu, OFM Cap., was the main celebrant of a Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica for synod participants on Oct. 13.

The devil ‘wants to see us divided,’ cardinal says at Synod on Synodality Mass

Oct 13, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

“If we have the courage to look at our current reality as a Church, it won’t be hard to see... Read more

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Catholic bishops in Africa recall ‘great self-sacrifice’ of Pope Benedict XVI

Jan 4, 2023

By Jude Atemanke

Writing on behalf of Catholic bishops in Africa, Congolese Cardinal Ambongo said Benedict XVI invited Africa to “trust in itself... Read more

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