The Bishop of Butembo-Beni Diocese in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has called on members of the Clergy, women and men Religious and the Laity in the Central African nation to actively participate in their numbers in the planned pastoral visit of Pope Francis in July.
The late Fr. Richard Masivi Kasereka who was “assassinated” in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) hours after participating in the celebration of the World Day of Consecrated Life on February 2 has been eulogized as a Priest who was available and open to the mission of Christ with “pastoral enthusiasm”.
The Catholic Bishop of Butembo-Beni Diocese in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has announced the celebration of Holy Mass in his Episcopal See for nine consecutive days in honor of Fr. Richard Masivi Kasereka who, the Congolese Bishop says, was assassinated on Wednesday, February 2.
The decision by President Félix Tshisekedi to confirm Denis Kadima as the head of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) despite opposition from the Catholic and Protestant churches amounts to endorsing an “irregularity”, a Catholic Bishop in the Central African nation has said.