DRC Bishops mourn Étienne Tshisekedi

Posted February 3, 2017 1:56 pm by Editor

DRC Bishops mourn Étienne Tshisekedi

Democratic Republic of Congo’s Catholic Bishops through their National Episcopal Conference of Congo (CENCO) have expressed their condolences after the death of DRC’s opposition leader Étienne Tshisekedi who died in Brussels, Wednesday, at the age of 84 years. Tshisekedi’s political party the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS) confirmed his death.  

“This death is a blow to the entire Congolese people, who mourn a historical leader; a defender of democracy in DR Congo, and especially for all those who dedicate themselves to working for the rule of law in our country, “said Bishop Marcel Utembi Tapa, President of CENCO.


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