Bukavu Archdiocese

Archbishop François-Xavier Maroy Rusengo, addressing journalists after a meeting with the Governor of North Kivu on 9 March 2022. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Pope Francis “is coming as the father of a big family”: Catholic Archbishop in DR Congo

Mar 10, 2022

Pope Francis will be visiting the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) “as the father of a big family”, the Catholic Archbishop of the country’s Bukavu Archdiocese has said.

Violence in DR Congo. Credit: Aid to the Church in Need (ACN)

Catholic Church in DR Congo Says Persecution Still on 25 Years after Murder of Archbishop

Oct 17, 2021

The Catholic Archdiocese of Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is still experiencing persecution years after the gruesome murder of Archbishop Christophe Munzihirwa Mwene Ngabo, the Local Ordinary of the Archdiocese has said.

Fr. François Abeli Muhoya Mutchapa, appointed Bishop of DR Congo's Kindu Diocese by Pope Francis on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.

Italy-based Congolese Cleric Appointed Bishop of DR Congo’s Kindu Diocese

Nov 18, 2020

Pope Francis has appointed Fr. François Abeli ​​Muhoya Mutchapa, who has been ministering at the Parishes of St. Maria and St. Mauro of Italy’s Tivoli Diocese, as the new Bishop of Kindu Diocese located in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Servant of God Archbishop Christophe Munzihirwa, SJ, murdered in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), on 29 October 1996.

Beatification Cause of Murdered Congolese Jesuit Prelate “progressing normally”: Official

Oct 30, 2020

The Beatification Cause of the Congolese Jesuit Archbishop Christophe Munzihirwa is progressing as per the given guidelines, an official familiar with the process has said.

Members of the Association Villageoise d’Epargne et Crédit (AVEC) partnering with the Salesians to help vulnerable women in the DRC.

Plight of Over 400 Women in DR Congo’s Savings Groups a Concern for Salesians

Jun 30, 2020

The plight of more than 400 women in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) who can no longer meet their financial obligations in their respective savings and credit groups amid COVID-19 restrictions is a cause for concern for the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) serving in the Central African nation.