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Help for the training of 59 seminarians in Kinshasa, DR Congo. Credit: ACN

Catholic Pastoral Charity Facilitates Formation of Dozens of Seminarians in DR Congo

Dozens of Major Seminarians in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are set to benefit from a financial “contribution” from the Catholic Pastoral Charity, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, the leadership of the Pontifical entity has said in a report.

Some ex-combatants at the Don Bosco Ngangi Center, located in Goma in DR Congo. Credit: Salesian Missions

Salesians in DR Congo Empowering Young Ex-Combatants with Education, Life Skills

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) serving in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are empowering young ex-combatants in the Central African nation with life and vocational skills.

Bishop Félicien Ntambue of DR Congo's Kabinda Diocese. Credit: Kabinda Diocese

Bishop of DR Congo’s Kabinda Diocese Condemns Church Desecration in “the strongest terms”

The Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Kabinda in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has condemned the desecration of a Parish church in his pastoral jurisdiction.

Members of the Caucus of Catholic Parliamentarians with Fridolin Cardinal Amobongo. Credit: Archdiocese of Kinshasa/Facebook

Catholic Politicians in DR Congo Condemn Attacks on Church Leaders, Appeal for Serenity

Catholic politicians in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have condemned the recent attacks targeting the Catholic Church and her leaders and have called for serenity in the Central African nation.

Bishop Rapheal p'Mony Wokorach of Uganda’s Catholic Diocese of Nebbi. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Newly Ordained Bishop in Uganda Says Faith Saved Him During DR Congo’s Deadly Conflict

For a moment, Bishop Rapheal p'Mony Wokorach who ascended to the helm of Uganda’s Catholic Diocese of Nebbi over the weekend thought of abandoning Religious Life when he found himself exposed in one of the deadliest conflicts in Africa.

Fridolin Cardinal Ambongo addressing himself to Catholic faithful during Holy Mass at the Our Lady of Congo Cathedral of DRC’s Kinshasa Archdiocese. Credit: Archdiocese of Kinshasa

Congolese Cardinal Criticizes Attack on His Residence, Thanks Faithful for Solidarity

The Archbishop of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has criticized the recent storming of his residence and thanked the Catholic faithful for standing with him in prayer.

Some members of the Standing Committee of the National Episcopal Conference of Congo (CENCO). Credit: CENCO

Catholic Bishops in DR Congo "strongly condemn" Series of Attacks on Church

Catholic Bishops in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have condemned the recent attacks targeting the Catholic Church and her leaders. 

Some of the youths who stormed the residence of Fridolin Cardinal Ambongo in DR Congo's capital, Kinshasa. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Sunday Storming of Congolese Cardinal’s Residence, Derogatory Remarks, Strongly Condemned

The storming of the Congolese Cardinal’s residence by a group of “unidentified persons” on Sunday morning and their uttering of inappropriate words have been strongly condemned.

Some women and children at the Salesian farm in Shasha in DR Congo. Credit: Salesian Missions

Salesians in DR Congo Resettling Children Evacuated following May Volcanic Eruption

Members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are resettling hundreds of children who had been evacuated from their Centre following the May Nyiragongo volcanic eruption in Goma.

The headquarters of the Independence National Electoral Commission (CENI) in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Religious Leaders in DR Congo “divided” Over Choice of Electoral Commission Chairperson

There is yet to be consensus among religious leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) over the person to head the country’s Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), days after the faith-based leaders hinted to concluding the vetting process.

Logo of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) in DR Congo. Credit: CENI

Religious Leaders in DR Congo Set to Announce New Head of Electoral Commission

Religious leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are expected to announce the person to be at the helm of the country’s Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) anytime from Tuesday, July 27.

Fridolin Cardinal Ambongo addressing the faithful during  Cardinal Monsengwo’s funeral Mass. Credit: Archdiocese of Kinshasa

Congolese Cardinal Highlights Ways “to honor” His Predecessor, Urges Unity in Diversity

Uniting beyond “tribe, religion or social class” would be one of the best ways of honoring the late Congolese Catholic Church leader, Laurent Cardinal Monsengwo, the late Cardinal’s successor in the Archdiocese of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has said.

Daughters of the Resurrection walking in Bukavu/ Credit: Aid to the Church in Need (ACN)

Catholic Nun Abducted on Her Way to the Market in DR Congo Set Free

The Catholic Nun belonging to the Daughters of the Resurrection in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) who was kidnapped on her way to the market has been set free, the Pontifical Foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) United Kingdom, has reported.

Fridolin Cardinal Ambongo of DRC's Kinshasa Archdiocese. Credit: Courtesy photo

Cardinal in DRC against Bill Restricting Presidency to People with Both Congolese Parents

The Archbishop of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Fridolin Cardinal Ambongo, has expressed his opposition to a bill that seeks to limit presidential candidates to those who have two Congolese parents.

Sisters and novices from the Daughters of the Resurrection working in the fields/ Credit: Aid to the Church in Need

Prayer Appeal for Catholic Nun Kidnapped in DR Congo on Her Way to the Market

Members of the Congregation of the Daughters of the Resurrection who are working in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have asked for prayers for one of their members who has been missing for five days and is feared to have been kidnapped.

Laurent Cardinal Monsengwo Pasinya of the Democratic Republic of Congo who died 11 July 2021 aged 81/ Credit: Archdiocese of Kinshasa

Late Congolese Cardinal Eulogized as a Champion of Justice, Civil Rights for Marginalized

Catholic Church leaders and government officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have eulogized the Archbishop emeritus of Kinshasa, Laurent Cardinal Monsengwo Pasinya, as a champion of justice and civil rights of the marginalized in the Central African nation and beyond.

Laurent Cardinal Monsengwo Pasinya of the Democratic Republic of Congo who died 11 July 2021 aged 81/ Credit: Courtesy photo / Courtesy photo

Congolese Cardinal Known for Spearheading Democratic Process in DR Congo Dies in France

Laurent Cardinal Monsengwo who has been known for spearheading efforts toward the respect of human rights, freedoms and greater democracy in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has died at the age of 81.

Logo Caritas Australia/ Credit: Caritas Australia

“Hundreds of thousands” Still Needy after DR Congo’s Volcanic Eruption: Caritas Australia

The leadership of Caritas Australia, the development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Church in the largest country in Oceania, has said hundreds of thousands of people are still in “urgent need” of assistance more than a month after Mt. Nyiragongo in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) erupted.

Laurent Cardinal Monsengwo Pasinya/ Credit: Courtesy photo

Appeal for Prayers, Speedy Recovery of Congolese Cardinal Currently in “critical state”

Prayers are being sought in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for the speedy recovery of the Archbishop emeritus of Kinshasa Archdiocese who is said to be in “a critical state.”

Bishop José-Claude Mbimbi Mbamba of DR Congo's Boma Diocese. Credit: Diocese of Boma

“Be truly loving father to faithful without distinction”: Congolese Cardinal to New Bishop

The Archbishop of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo has invited the new Bishop of Boma Diocese to build his episcopal ministry around the practice of unconditional love, embracing all the people of God under his pastoral care “without distinction.”