Just as Mary allowed God to "change the destiny of mankind" by opening herself freely to him, we must also try to seek Jesus and to follow his will every day, he said.
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"The deal currently represents the only road map put in place by the Congolese themselves," Mr. Kabila said during a defiant speech in parliament this month. "It's the deal that will calm political tension in the country."
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