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Democratic Republic of Congo - Latest News
Jan 4, 2019 - 01:00 pm .- The bishops of the Democratic Republic of Congo have called for the release of the result of the country’s presidential election. The Church sent thousands of election monitors to assist at polling stations across the central African country during the vote, which was the subject of numerous delays, with many reporting irregularities.
Jan 2, 2019 - 05:56 pm .- The Catholic Bishops’ Conference in the Democratic Republic of Congo is drawing attention to voting problems that could call into question the outcome of a presidential election that has already been delayed two years.
Nov 26, 2018 - 03:20 pm .- The Archbishop of Kinshasa has urged politicians to preserve national unity and practice leadership as service ahead of upcoming elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Archbishop Fridolin Ambongo Besungu, O.F.M. Cap., made the comments during an open-air Mass on the feast of Christ the King.
Apr 9, 2018 - 07:00 pm .- Armed men burst into a church meeting room in the North Kivu region April 8 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and killed 38-year-old Fr. Étienne Sengiyumva, the parish pastor.
Apr 5, 2018 - 12:44 pm .- The bishop of Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is urging the faithful to pray for a priest who was kidnapped on Easter Sunday and is being held for ransom.  
Feb 26, 2018 - 05:00 pm .- Four Congolese protesters were shot dead Feb. 25, during demonstrations organized by Catholics protesting President Joseph Kabila’s refusal to step down from power.
Jan 24, 2018 - 03:01 am .- At the end of the general audience Wednesday, Pope Francis spoke out against violence, particularly its escalation amid political protests taking place in the Democratic Republic of Congo.