News tagged "DRC"

DR Congo: Africa Reconciled institutes new annual program to recognise International Women's Month

To end the International Women's Month in March, our member organisation in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa Reconciled, officially launched an annual program called "Africa Reconciled's Gathering for Change"...

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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