The Holy Father's trip to Africa will begin in July 2 in Kinshasa and conclude July 7 in Juba.
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The motto of Pope Francis’ July 2-5 visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is 'All Reconciled in Jesus Christ.'
The news follows the Vatican’s announcement last month that the Pope will travel to Malta on April 2-3.
The Congolese bishop has announced a diocese-wide novena on Feb. 3-11 with 'a pious intention to recommend the soul of Father Richard Masivi to the mercy of God.'
“While condemning these despicable acts, we ask our faithful Christians and defenders of democracy not to react violently,” the bishops urged.
Cardinal Monsengwo led the archdiocese of Kinshasa from 2008 until his retirement in November 2018 at the age of 79. The archdiocese serves more than seven million Catholics.
The early-morning explosion occured on June 27 at Emmanuel-Butsili parish in the town of Beni.
Church held a memorial Mass for protesters killed last month while demonstrating against the presidency of Joseph Kabila.
A tireless advocate of human rights in Africa, Father Vincent Machozi Karunzu had escaped death at least seven times until he gave his life on Monday.