Posts Tagged ‘President Joseph Kabila’

Church leads DRC’s protest movement

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

The  Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) protest movement against President Joseph Kabila is being led by the Catholic Church. Last weekend’s anti-government protests in the capital city of Kinshasa saw four people shot dead. The United Nations mission in Congo says 47 people were wounded and over 100 arrested in the Sunday protests. The casualties Read more

Rome, bishops, people: Democratic Republic of Congo tensions rise

Monday, February 26th, 2018

The Catholic bishops in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have joined with many Catholics in the DRC and elsewhere in denouncing the government’s ongoing aggravation of the country’s socio-political crisis. They say the Church’s only concern is to contribute to the welfare of the entire Congolese people. Pope Francis has also raised his voice Read more