Roundup: Pray for Congo

Roundup: Pray for Congo

Prayers urged for the Democratic Republic of Congo

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has joined fellow Christians throughout the world in calling for a week of prayer Nov. 26-Dec. 2 for the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Catholic Church in Africa expresses outrage at Congo violence

African Catholic Church leaders who met in Kinshasa recently say that escalating violence in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo is causing a major humanitarian tragedy.

Congo slips into chaos again as rebels gain

Now, rebel fighters are going house to house arresting people, many of whom have not been seen again by their families.

Congo M23 rebel leader heads to Kampala for talk

Congo said it would not negotiate with the rebels until they pulled out of Goma, but the rebels said the government was in no position to set conditions on peace talks.

Fleeing children who face death and squalor in wartorn Congo

The barefoot refugee children who sleep on piercing volcanic rock are proof that war in the Democratic Republic of Congo engulfs the innocent not once, but over and over.

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