Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo Besungu

Fridolin Cardinal Ambongo of Kinshasa Archdiocese in the Democratic republic of Congo (DRC). Credit: Kinshasa Archdiocese

Cardinal Ambongo Decries “shameless predation” of DR Congo’s Resources by Neighbours

Feb 29, 2024

Fridolin Cardinal Ambongo has condemned countries that neighbour the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for working in cahoots with multinationals to rob the country of its natural resources.

Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo, president of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar. | Credit: François-Régis Salefran CC BY-SA 4.0 DEED

SECAM President Explains How Rejection of Fiducia Supplicans in Africa was Handled

Jan 22, 2024

Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo recently recounted how the rejection of the blessing of homosexual couples was handled in Africa and at the Vatican.

Cardinal Pietro Parolin celebrates Mass for peace in Ukraine on Thursday in the Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome, Nov. 17, 2022. | Credit: Daniel Ibáñez / CNA

Fiducia Supplicans "has touched a very sensitive point": Vatican Secretary of State

Jan 13, 2024

The Vatican’s secretary of state acknowledged the divided reaction to Fiducia Supplicans, which allows nonliturgical blessings for couples in “irregular” situations.