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Church in DRC pleads for help

THE Church of the Province of Congo has renewed its appeal for urgent humanitarian support from the Anglican Communion to help it meet the needs of the thousands of people displaced by fighting.

Some 900,000 people have fled their homes because of violence between armed rebels in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

The Bishop of Bukavu, the Rt Revd Sylvestre Bahati Bali-Busane, has asked for prayers and continued support. The Church is one of the few ...

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