Mass in the ‘Miracle Centre' run by the renowned priest Kutino, who has become the most successful priest in the country by virtue of outlandish promises of material gain to his believers. Religion is a flourishing business in poverty-ridden Kinshasa. Over 2000 Pentecostal churches have sprung up over the last few years, promising miracles but delivering little to alleviate the hopelessness of the worshippers. Some of the charismatic preachers, however, have amassed huge personal fortunes. Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire).