- Aug 9, 2020
In the tense political climate in the Democratic Republic of Congo ahead of Dec. 23 general elections, candidates are being called on to run campaigns rooted in Christian values.
Caritas Congo says an ongoing Ebola outbreak in the country is worrying, after at least 211 cases have been recorded with at least 135 people dying of the disease.
Three convents in Congo were attacked by armed men in the latest violence targeting the Catholic Church in the central Africa country.
Catholic leaders who mediated a compromise on elections in Congo warned Monday that the credibility of the long-delayed vote scheduled in December depends “to a great extent” on the presence of national and international observers — and that “bias” will keep the country in crisis.
Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya has declared he is not a candidate for the presidency of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
There is no room for fear in the life of Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya of Kinshasa, Congo. Monsengwo’s condemnation of the current regime has put him in a dangerous position, but he says he takes measures to stay safe.