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Kisangani Archdiocese

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

After DRC’s COVID-19 Restrictions are Eased, “continue with preventive measures”: Prelate

Jul 25, 2020

A Catholic Archbishop in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has underscored the need to continue adhering to COVID-19 measures even after the restrictions, which the government put in place in March, are lifted.

President Felix Tshisekedi and Archbishop Marcel Utembi at a previous event

Apply Government Directives “scrupulously”: DR Congo Bishops Urge, to Contain COVID-19

Mar 21, 2020

Following Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi directives aimed at containing the possible spread of COVID-19 beyond the 14 confirmed cases, Church leaders in the central African country have urged her citizens to adhere to the measures “scrupulously.”

Archbishop Marcel Utembi Tapa of Kisangani, President of CENCO. / CENCO

“Humanly, left to ourselves, we are incapable of doing a divine work”: DR Congo Prelate

Feb 26, 2020

At the meeting bringing together Bishops at the helm of the Episcopal Conference of the Democratic Republic of Congo (CENCO), closeness to God in prayer was emphasized including the need to be role models in the carrying on the ministry of the apostles of Jesus.

Religious Leaders and other stakeholders at the end of a 3-day workshop in Kinshasa to Launch the interfaith initiative for the preservation of the tropical forest in DR Congo on Thursday Dec 5, 2019

Churches Partner to Preserve Tropical Forest in DR Congo, Appreciate Laudato Si’

Dec 7, 2019

In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Catholic Church has partnered with the Church of Christ of Congo (ECC) to preserve the tropical forest in line with Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter ‘Laudato si’ which calls on the Church and the world to acknowledge the urgency of our environmental challenges and to join him in embarking on a new path.