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Pope Francis II meets with president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Joseph Kabila


Pope Francis II on Monday met with president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Joseph Kabila at the Vatican during a private audience. ‘‘Particular attention was paid to the serious challenges posed by the current political situation and the recent clashes that occured in the capital,’‘ a statement from the Vatican said. The Vatican statement reiterated the need for different political actors and civil society groups to ensure that a peaceful dialogue is used to achieve stability and peace in the country.  

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