Insecurity and Violence

Archbishop Marcel Utembi Tapa of Kisangani Archdiocese and President of the National Episcopal Conference of Congo (CENCO). Credit: Vatican Media

Increased Firearms Circulation in Congolese Catholic Archdiocese Worries Local Ordinary

Apr 11, 2023

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.

Logo of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)/ Credit: Courtesy Photo

Criminality in Nigeria “gaining ground everyday” amid Divisions: Christian Entity

Aug 9, 2022

Christian leaders in Nigeria’s Kaduna State under the auspices of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) are calling on citizens in the West African nation to stand together in the fight against criminality, which they say is “gaining ground every day”.    

Members of the Episcopal Conference of Congo (CENCO).

Six Issues of Concern in DR Congo Bishops Want Addressed While Safeguarding “Sovereignty”

Oct 19, 2020

Catholic Bishops in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have, in a collective statement at the end of their 57th Plenary Assembly, outlined six issues affecting the Central African nation, which they want addressed while safeguarding of the Congolese from those who have taken it “hostage.”