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- n. a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960
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It was bounded on the north by the Vicariate of Belgian Congo (district of the Equateur); on the east by the same vicariate (territory of the Katanga Company); on the south by Portuguese Congo; on the west by the Lubue river.
In the case of the Belgian Congo or the Netherlands Indies, “largely” can be read “entirely.”
Doyle wanted to accept, but his own campaign against the atrocities in the Belgian Congo was demanding all his attention, and after a week's hesitation he reluctantly declined.
Kwangensis) formed a part of the Vicariate Apostolic of Belgian Congo till April, 1892, when a decree was issued, entrusting this new mission to the Jesuit Fathers of the Belgian province.