The Diocese of Lisala is one of the oldest and largest Democratic Republic of the Congo, with an area of over 24,000 square miles. Situated in the north of the country, in the Congo basin, it is crisscrossed by the Congo River and its many tributaries.
"We never expected these kinds of incidents to happen in our country. On the one hand, Sri Lankan Christians always listen to their pastors. They do not harm others. On the other hand, most of the Christians are now in fear. That is because only Christians were targeted by the attacks."
“I was captured when I reached Ngoshe. The capture pleased me, because I felt closer to my children. My mother-in-law was the first person I saw. As she excitedly yelled out, my children showed up from behind her. I don’t think I can describe the joy I felt. Only God knows the depth of my gratitude."