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    Catholic Church speaks on Father Ribeiro burial at National Heroes Acre (FULL STATEMENT)

    By Nompumelelo Sibanda THE Roman Catholic Church has issued a statement on the announcement by Government that the late Father Emmanuel Ribeiro will be buried at the National Heroes Acre in Harare and not at the church’s Chishawasha Cemetry. The statement by the church comes after social media was awash with insinuations that Zanu-PF had “grabbed” the late heroe priest…

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    Sister Janice McLaughlin dies aged 77

    VETERAN journalist and President of the Maryknoll Sisters, Sister Janice McLaughlin has died. She was 77. Sister Janice McLaughlin was part of the Maryknoll Sisters who partnered the African Forum for Catholic Social Teaching on issues such as human trafficking, migration, and women empowerment projects in communities. Sister McLaughlin was originally from the United States but worked in Africa from…

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    Catholic Church ‘confused’ by Pope Francis’ gay marriage support

    KAMPALA. – The Catholic Church in Uganda is seeking clarification on the reported support of civil unions for same-sex couples by the head of the Catholic Church in the world, Pope Francis.  The clarification from Rome, Italy will help the Church guide the congregation in Uganda, Rev. Fr. Philip Odii, the Episcopal Conference Secretariat spokesperson said. The secretary general of…

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