Lucas Weeks

He had made many pilgrims princes, though by nature they were beggars born…

Schools and the State

The church long remained one of the regime’s most vociferous critics. The bishops enjoyed the backing of an international network and they also ran the schools. States usually have two means for molding their citizens: the schools and the media. Mobutu had only the media. Congo: The Epic History of a People, by David Van Reybrouck