Priest shot, killed in Democratic Republic of Congo
October 24, 2016
A Catholic priest was killed in Katuba, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, on October 21.
Father Joseph Mulimbi Nguli was shot by masked men who attacked the family home were he was spending a holiday. The killers immediately fled the scene. Police are investigating the crime.
The Catholic bishops of the nation have warned about the deterioration of security and the frequent “attacks on parishes and religious communities.”
- A priest killed in Lubumbashi; Bishops denounce attacks on parishes and convents (Fides)
- DRC police opens investigation into the murder of Catholic priest (Africa News)
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!