[Applause] after morning mass at the main Catholic Church in Kinshasa worshipers began the latest protest march carrying twigs their rosaries and bibles they are angry that a charge broke a political deal between the ruling and opposition parties that could have seen a presidential election held last December has not been honored they did not go far police had blocked the road refusing to allow them to move forward and when the marchers stood their ground this happened police and presidential guards against stone throwing protesters several people were killed others injured some with gunshot wounds we have the right to much we were following the instructions of our Catholic leaders it was a piece of protest but the police would not let us in the east of the country police Loubs tear gas inside this church the service had just ended and the faithful were about to start their protest several people here were also injured they don't respect people's rights Kabila must go he's even throwing tear gas into the church we will not accept Kabila he must go his mandate is over on New Year's Eve there was similar violent confrontations during demonstrations remember that killed six people in December logically people should have been afraid but it's the contrary that is happening now so this pressure is going to increase the government says the protests are illegal church leaders and opposition politicians insist they will not give up their demand for change this role in the city has now been cleared by police but it's still very very tense people here are very frustrated about the political situation and saying that they have lost confidence in the politicians in the political system and that's why they're looking more to the Catholic Church to provide guidance and leadership in this difficult political with a membership of close to half the 80 million Congolese population the Catholic charge is hugely significant and many people hope it may be the catalyst that will finally see a free fair and credible election without President Joseph Kabila in the running Catherine sorry al-jazeera Kinshasa