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Pope Francis names Cardinal Tagle ‘special envoy’ to Congo’s Eucharistic Congress

The June 2023 Congress is the third in the Central African nation

Pope Francis has appointed Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Pro-Prefect of the Dicastery for Evangelization, as “special envoy” to the third National Eucharistic Congress in the Democratic Republic of the Congo scheduled in June.

“The Holy Father has appointed His Eminence Cardinal Luis Antonio G. Tagle, pro-prefect of the Dicastery for Evangelization, as his special envoy to the National Eucharistic Congress of the Democratic Republic of the Congo,” read a Vatican statement.

The June 2023 Congress is the third in the Central African nation after the first one was held in Kisantu, in the Western part of the country in 1933, followed by the second one in the country’s capital, Kinshasa, in 1980.

Bishop Melchisédech Sikuli Paluku of Butembo-Beni diocese earlier said the Congress is “an opportunity to show our faith in the Eucharist, which is the sign of the presence of the dead and risen Jesus, who is in our midst.”

“This great ecclesial event of high spiritual significance will be for the Church-Family of God in the DRC a strong time of prayer and spiritual renewal,” said the prelate.

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