Members of the National Episcopal Conference of Congo (CENCO) have called on new leaders elected following the 20 December 2023 general elections to “build a new Congo”, noting that the country is already riddled with many challenges.
Archbishop Fulgence Muteba Mugalu of Lubumbashi Archdiocese in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has faulted the President of the Central African nation for describing the Catholic Church as partisan and divisive.
The decision by President Félix Tshisekedi to confirm Denis Kadima as the head of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) despite opposition from the Catholic and Protestant churches amounts to endorsing an “irregularity”, a Catholic Bishop in the Central African nation has said.
Catholic Bishops in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are calling on President Félix Tshisekedi to reject the candidate that members of the National Assembly have endorsed to head the country’s Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI).
As governments across the globe put in place measures to contain the spread of COVID-19, the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has reached out to religious leaders in the Central African nation to support initiatives being undertaken in fight against the pandemic.