A young postulant was injured and transferred to the hospital.
Civilians of Kabasha, a vibrant trading center, woke up to count the damage caused by the ADF.
The civilians were taken hostage during a skirmish with the Congolese army.
For years, dozens of armed militias have wreaked havoc in the DRC, a predominately Christian nation.
The rebel group has been accused of causing thousands of deaths in the DRC since 2013.
He had served as the pastor of St. Michael the Archangel since October 2021.
African Christians are regularly targeted by violent groups such as Boko Haram and Fulani herdsmen.