Archbishop Ettore Balestrero, Apostolic Nuncio in DR Congo addressing journalists during a press conference in Kinshasa on 6 October 2021. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Church Wants “inclusive, credible, peaceful elections in 2023”: DR Congo Nuncio

Oct 10, 2021

The Catholic Church in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) seeks to support democracy by ensuring an inclusive, credible and peaceful general elections in 2023, the Apostolic Nuncio in the Central African nation has said.

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

Religious Leaders in DR Congo Yet to “reach a consensus” Over Electoral Commission Head

Oct 6, 2021

Religious leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are yet to reach a consensus over the person to head the country’s Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), a Catholic Bishop has said.

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

DR Congo Church Leaders Want Poll Body to Have Civil Society in Majority of Members

Jun 19, 2021

The National Episcopal Conference of Congo (CENCO) and the Church of Christ in Congo (ECC) are recommending that in the composition of the Independence National Electoral Commission (CENI), civil society members constitute the majority.

Church Leaders in DR Congo pose with EU Ambassador Jean-Marc Châtaigner after the launch of a project to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the Central African nation.

Churches in DR Congo Partner with European Union for €2m COVID-19 Sensitization Program

May 27, 2020

Church leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have partnered with the European Union (EU) for a nine-month sensitization project dubbed “Support project for the prevention of COVID-19 in the DRC through communication for behavior change during and after the epidemic” worth Eur.2 million (US$2.17 million).