Capuchin Bishop Ambongo attends Human Rights Council

Geneva, 19 March 2009
Franciscans International (FI) is actively engaged in the 10th session of the Human Rights Council. This session runs from 2-27 March 2009 in Geneva, Switzerland.
FI was able to bring Monsignor Fridolin Ambongo Besungu OFM Cap, Bishop of Bokungu Ikela Diocese in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to our Geneva office. Whilst here, Msgr Ambongo Besungu delivered a joint statement on behalf of Franciscans International on the troubling situation in Eastern DRC. The Msgr spoke passionately about the humanitarian crisis in his country articulating it as “a cry of the Congolese People”.
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