2008 Photo Contest, General News, Stories, 3rd prize
Photographer

Cédric Gerbehaye

Agence Vu

01 January, 2007

A pastor conducts a healing session at the Church of the Body of Christ. The first free elections in four decades, held in 2006, did not put an end to violence and instability in the country. One consequence of the long-term conflict is a fervent following for Pentecostal churches, which offer fast solutions to people whose lives have been torn apart by social and economic collapse.

About the photographer

Cédric Gerbehaye

After working in Israel and Palestine, Cédric Gerbehaye made regular visits to the Democratic Republic of Congo. The resulting work, Congo in Limbo, was published in a book (Le B...

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