Congo: archbishop describes Easter rebel attacks
Catholic World News - April 09, 2010
Archbishop Joseph Kumuondala Mbimba of Mbandaka, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has provided a vivid account of a rebel attack on local parishes. "The rebels came while the parishes of the Archdiocese were celebrating Easter Mass. It was a sudden attack, which took everyone by surprise," the archbishop told the Fides news service. Rebel activity in the northern Congo continues to destabilize the country, prompting fears of even wider fighting.
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