Policy and Advocacy for Justice and Peace in Equatorial or Central Africa

Cameroon, Chad and Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Letter to Secretary of State Blinken Regarding Elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bishop David J. Malloy, June 17, 2021

Letter Urging Congress to Pressure the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Implement the Saint Sylvester Agreement
Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, March 7, 2018 

Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace in the Congo, South Sudan, and the World
February 23, 2018

Letter of Solidarity with the Church in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the Catholic Lay Committee and World Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace
Archbishop Thomas P. Broglio, February 14, 2018

Letter to Secretary of State Tillerson Regarding Latest Statement from the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Congo
Bishop Oscar Cantú. July 28, 2017

Letter to Secretary of State Tillerson Regarding the Growing Political Crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bishop Oscar Cantú, May 1, 2017

Letter Expressing Solidarity with the Catholic Church in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bishop Oscar Cantú, February 24, 2017

Letter to the Security and Exchange Commission Urging a Fully Intact and Enforced Congo Conflict Minerals Rule
Bishop Oscar Cantú, February 23, 2017

Letter to Acting National Security Advisor Kellogg on Congo Conflict Minerals Act
Bishop Oscar Cantú, February 14, 2017

Letter to U.S. Special Envoy Feingold on the Possible Amendment to Constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo 
Bishop Richard E. Pates, October 16, 2014

Letter to Secretary of State Kerry on Cessation of Hostilities by M23 Militia
Bishop Richard E. Pates, November 25, 2013

Letters to Secretary of State Kerry on Appointment of U.S. Special Representative
Bishop Richard E. Pates and Bishop Nicolas Lola Djomo, October 7, 2013

Letter of Solidarity with the Church and People of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bishop Richard E. Pates, May 3, 2013

Letter to Secretary Clinton on Special Envoy to the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bishop Howard J. Hubbard and Ken Hackett, June 9, 2011

Letter to the SEC on Proposed Conflict Minerals Rules and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bishop Howard J. Hubbard and Ken Hackett, February 8, 2011

Letter to Congress on the Conflict Minerals Act and on the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bishop Howard Hubbard, February 19, 2010

Letter on the Conflict Minerals Trade Act and on the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bishop Howard Hubbard, January 6, 2010

Letter to Congress on the Conflict Minerals Trade Act and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bishop Howard Hubbard, December 17, 2009

Letter to Secretary of State Rice on the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bishop Howard Hubbard, November 25, 2008

Letter to Senators Brownback and Feingold on the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bishop Howard Hubbard, November 25, 2008

Letter to Bishop Djomo, President of Congolese Bishops Conference, Expressing Solidarity with the Church in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bishop Howard Hubbard, November 25, 2008

Letter to Congress on the Democratic Republic of the Congo Relief, Security and Democracy Promotion Act
Bishop Thomas G. Wenski, November 2, 2006

How Can the Church Outside the Great Lakes Region Strengthen the Capacity of the Church Here to Engage in Peacebuilding
Presentation to Conference on Catholic Peacebuilding
Bishop John H. Ricard, July 28, 2006

Letter to Congress on the Democratic Republic of Congo Relief, Security and Democracy Promotion Act
Bishop Thomas G. Wenski, March 27, 2006

Statement on Massacre in Eastern Congo
Bishop John Ricard, July 15, 2005

Testimony on the Crisis in the Great Lakes
Gerard Powers, USCCB and Ken Hackett, CRS, April 3, 2003

Statement on the Democratic Republic of Congo
Cardinal Bernard Law, July 10, 2000

Statement on the Arrest of Archbishop Emmanuel Kataliko
Cardinal Bernard Law, February 17, 2000

Statement on the Congo and the Lusaka Agreement
October 27, 1999

Letter to the U.S. Department of State on the Congo
October 28, 1997