The ecumenical visit to South Sudan to be undertaken by Pope Francis, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the Moderator of the Church of Scotland, Iain Greenshields, is awaiting the Holy See’s “official announcement”, the Archbishop of South Sudan’s only Metropolitan See has said.
Pope Francis is in contact with the head of the Anglican Communion and the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in view of realizing their postponed ecumenical trip to South Sudan.
At an international colloquium marking the 65th anniversary of the Catholic University of Congo (UCC), in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Cardinal in the Central African Republic (CAR) has underscored the importance of interreligious dialogue in peace building.
The Church is “committed to caring for human life” through initiatives in formal education, a Catholic Priest serving at the Catholic University of Central Africa (UCAC) has said.
Pope Francis is expected to visit two African nations in a July trip that is to begin in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and then to South Sudan, an official at the Vatican has announced.
The partnership in response to the volcanic eruption that occurred in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) Goma town, which borders Rwanda's Rubavu District was successful, officials of the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, Trócaire, have said.
Pope Francis has extended his condolences to members of the Order of Clerics Regular Minor (Caracciolini or Adorno Fathers - CRM) following the murder of their confrere in the Democratic Repubolic of Congo (DRC).
Members of the National Episcopal Conference of Congo (CENCO) have expressed their “compassion, fraternal and spiritual closeness” with all those affected by the violence in the Province of Ituri that is covered by the Catholic Diocese of Bunia.
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”.
Consecrated persons in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been encouraged to make their respective communities “homes and schools of communion” amid “great crisis of fraternity and recognition of the other.”
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 Church leadership in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has, through its development and humanitarian arm, Caritas Congo ASBL, reached out to hundreds of farmers in South Kivu with farming techniques aimed at improving yields.
Pope Francis has appointed the Secretary of the Ecclesiastical Province of Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) the Bishop for the Catholic Diocese of Kolwezi in the Central African nation.
The Archbishop of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has urged pastoral agents under his jurisdiction to do more to support their fellow brothers and sisters in difficult situations.
Bishop Daniel Nlandu Mayi whose resignation was accepted by the Pope Francis in March this year passed on earlier this week at the age of 68.
Members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are seeking partners to facilitate the renovation and rebuilding Catholic school structures damaged by strong winds and torrential rain.
The Archbishop of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has cautioned against the culture of lies, which he says is “gaining ground” in the Central African nation.
Catholic Bishops in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have suspended their participation in the Forum of Religious Denominations, an umbrella body grouping religious leaders in the Central African nation.
There is “no problem” between the State and the leadership of the Catholic Church in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a lawmaker in the Central African country has said amid media speculations of tensions between the two entities.
Denis Kadima who was confirmed as the head of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) “is not the right choice”, a Cardinal in the Central African nation has said.