Catholic Church News

Congo is trapped in a never-ending nightmare

Tshisekedi has since been declared the winner, despite Catholic Church reports of irregularities in vote counting.

IOL , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

No need for Pill intervals, scientists say

IT'S claimed that the US scientist who developed the Pill in the 1950s came up with the seven-day gap to appease the Catholic Church.

IOL , South Africa Jan 22, 2019

African leaders back Congo president-elect after contested poll

REUTERS/Olivia Acland/File Photo Regional support is crucial for Tshisekedi after a disorganised election on Dec. 30 that runner-up candidate Martin Fayulu says was rigged and that Congo’s Catholic Church contested.

Reuters , Africa Jan 22, 2019

African leaders back Congo president-elect after contested poll

Regional support is crucial for Tshisekedi after a disorganised election on 30 December that runner-up candidate Martin Fayulu says was rigged and that Congo’s Catholic Church contested.

EWN , South Africa Jan 21, 2019

DRC inauguration postponed, police stop opposition rally

The 40 000 person Catholic Church observation mission also affirmed that results from polling stations showed that Fayulu was the clear winner.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 21, 2019

The road ahead for the DR Congo

According to the 40,000 observers organised by the Catholic Church, late poll openings, problems with ballots, and reports of intimidation resulted in many being unable to vote, with turnout reaching just 47.56 per cent.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 21, 2019

Congo political crisis deepens as top court rejects vote challenge

The Catholic Church, which had a 40,000-strong team of observers, denounced the provisional result.

Reuters , Africa Jan 21, 2019

Suspected herdsmen burn down Catholic seminary, houses in Adamawa

In a reaction to claims by the Catholic Church that the seminary in the area was burnt down in the attack, the Police Public Relations Officer, Othman Abubakar, said information available to the force did not specify the number and identities of the burnt buildings.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

Congo opposition calls for protests as top court rejects vote challenge

The Catholic Church, which had a 40,000-strong team of observers, denounced the provisional result.

Reuters , Africa Jan 20, 2019

Congo top court declares Tshisekedi presidential-elect

The Catholic Church, which had a 40,000-strong team of observers, denounced the provisional result.

Reuters , Africa Jan 19, 2019