Bl. Isidore Bakanja – (c.1885-1909)
Bl. Isidore Bakanja, a member of the Boangi tribe, was born in Bokendela (Congo) between 1880 and 1890. In order to survive, even as a boy, he had to work as bricklayer or in farms. He converted to Christianity in 1906.
He was working in a plantation run by a colonialist in Ikili and was forbidden by the owner to spread Christianity… Read More…