KINSHASA, Congo  | The Latest: Catholic Church seeks UN help in Congo election

11Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

KINSHASA, Congo  — January 11, 2019—The Latest on Congo’s presidential election (all times local):

6:50 p.m.

The Catholic Church in Congo has asked the U.N. Security Council to call on the country’s election commission to publish data from the polling and counting stations set up for a Dec. 30 presidential election.

Monsignor Marcel Utembi, president of the National Episcopal Conference of Congo or CENCO, said Friday that the commission’s provisional announcement of opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi as the surprise winner didn’t match the tally from the Catholic bishops group’s monitoring of the vote.

Continue reading KINSHASA, Congo  | The Latest: Catholic Church seeks UN help in Congo election at STL.News.

Source link