Archbishop Marcel Utembi Tapa, the President of the National Episcopal Conference of Congo (CENCO) who participated in the October 4-29 XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops in Rome has underlined the need for the Church “to listen to the Spirit” and to foster “participation for all.”
Fridolin Cardinal Ambongo has invited the new Auxiliary Bishop of Kisangani Archdiocese in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to build his episcopal ministry around the practice of unconditional love, embracing all the people of God under his pastoral care “without distinction.”
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Lénard Ndjadi Ndjate who has been serving as the Provincial Superior of the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (MCCJ) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as the Auxiliary Bishop for Kisangani Archdiocese.
The Metropolitan Archbishop of Kisangani in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has noted with concern the increased circulation of firearms in the headquarters of his jurisdiction, a situation that he says spells doom for the region he shepherds.
A Catholic Archbishop in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has underscored the need to continue adhering to COVID-19 measures even after the restrictions, which the government put in place in March, are lifted.
Following Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi directives aimed at containing the possible spread of COVID-19 beyond the 14 confirmed cases, Church leaders in the central African country have urged her citizens to adhere to the measures “scrupulously.”
At the meeting bringing together Bishops at the helm of the Episcopal Conference of the Democratic Republic of Congo (CENCO), closeness to God in prayer was emphasized including the need to be role models in the carrying on the ministry of the apostles of Jesus.
In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Catholic Church has partnered with the Church of Christ of Congo (ECC) to preserve the tropical forest in line with Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter ‘Laudato si’ which calls on the Church and the world to acknowledge the urgency of our environmental challenges and to join him in embarking on a new path.