News tagged "DRC"

DR Congo and South Sudan: Heed Pope Francis's call to pray for peace on 23 February

Pope Francis has called for a "special day of prayer and fasting for peace in the world" on Friday, 23 February 2018. The day of prayer is especially aimed at prayers for peace in the conflict-stricken nations of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan...

DR Congo: Former Pax Christi International President seen as leader in the dissident movement in the DRC

An article in La Croix International outlines how the church has taken on a dissident role in the DR Congo. As the only remaining effective national institution, the Catholic Church has emerged as a bulwark against the government’s autocratic drift...

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