• Southern DRC violence has left more than 3,000 dead

    Southern DRC violence has left more than 3,000 dead

    • Jun 22, 2017

    Despite efforts by the Vatican to facilitate peace, a new report by Catholic officials shows that more than 3,300 people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s southern region due to the bloody conflict between the Congolese army and an opposing militia group.

  • In DR Congo, an upsurge of violence against the Church

    In DR Congo, an upsurge of violence against the Church

    • Feb 23, 2017

    After the Church played a crucial role as mediator in negotiations that led to an agreement that President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo will step down following elections to be held late this year, Catholics face a violent backlash. The leader of the Church in the DRC has issued an appeal about “the alarming security situation” in his country.