The arrest of a Catholic priest in Machinga on suspicion that he took part in the murder of a 22-year old person with an albinism has shocked Malawians, who reacted on social media, saying this is a sign of the end of the world.The suspect priest Muhosha arrested over albino killings Father Thomas Muhosha of Mulombozi Parish in Zomba was arrested on Monday and is being investigated by the Eastern Region Police after he was mentioned as one of the people who took part in the brutal killing of Masambuka, confirmed national police spokesperson James Kadadzera. The body of 22 year-old Masambuka, who hailed from Nakawa village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Nkoola in Machinga was found on April 1 buried within the district after he was reported missing in March this year. Police traced the body following confessions from initial suspects who had been arrested in connection to the crime. Speaking their minds in various social media platforms, some Malawians say this is the … [Read more...] about Suspected albino killer priest arrest shock Malawi citizens: Catholic Church suspends Fr Muhosha
0 Comments Two Northern Ireland Catholic Churches targeted with anti-abortion graffiti BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Two Catholic Churches in Northern Ireland have been daubed with anti-abortion graffiti in the run up to a referendum on the issue in the Republic. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/two-northern-ireland-catholic-churches-targeted-with-antiabortion-graffiti-36840353.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article36840291.ece/262c5/AUTOCROP/h342/church_graffiti001.jpg Email Two Catholic Churches in Northern Ireland have been daubed with anti-abortion graffiti in the run up to a referendum on the issue in the Republic. Carrickmore Chapel in Co Tyrone and St Patrick's Cathedral in Co Armagh were both targeted by vandals. The graffiti in both attacks explicitly mentioned Sinn Fein and their support for repealing the Eighth Amendment of the Irish Constitution, which, with conditions, affords equal protections to the mother and the unborn … [Read more...] about Two Northern Ireland Catholic Churches targeted with anti-abortion graffiti
Citizens packed a town hall meeting in Madisonville on Thursday night (April 26) to discuss a major construction project planned at St. Anselm Catholic Church that has generated consternation in the community of about 700 residents. The church plans to tear down three buildings on its property and erect an approximately 23,000-square-foot multi-purpose structure adjacent to the existing church. Church representatives and architects involved in designing the project appeared at Thursday's meeting to answer questions and get input from community members who seek to protect Madisonville's small town character. Many of the questions attempted to shed light on what impact the new church building would have on traffic and parking in the town. Citizens expressed concerns that the church - which explains in a flier outlining the project that it has grown from 1,300 parishioners to more than 2,500 over the past decade - would continue to grow and eventually overwhelm the community … [Read more...] about Madisonville Catholic Church project draws big crowd to town hall
During the Vatican delegation’s visit last month, controversial news spread on an agreement signed by Vatican and Saudi Arabia to build churches on its lands, Hani Bakhoum the spokesperson of the Catholic Church of Egypt, issued an official statement on Saturday to clarify that the visit did not include this issue. “The Saudi press official statement that was released directly after the visit did not mention the topics that have been discussed during meeting including building churches in the Kingdom or not,” the statement said. The statement of Catholic Church of Egypt points out that this clarification does not confirm or deny building churches in Saudi Arabia, but it intentionally unveils that this issue has not been announced by the official newspapers of the Vatican. Bakhoum said that the Catholic Church in Egypt has followed with interest the historic visit of the Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran to Saudi Arabia which included the signing of a joint … [Read more...] about Building churches in Saudi Arabia has not discussed during the visit: Egypt’s Catholic Church
0 Comments Families upset after Catholic Church blocks Enniskillen Poppy Day bomb memorial BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The decision by a Catholic diocese to reject plans for an Enniskillen Poppy Day bomb memorial on its property has been met with dismay by victims' families. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/families-upset-after-catholic-church-blocks-enniskillen-poppy-day-bomb-memorial-36874725.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article36874724.ece/ad5ec/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-05-05_new_40689822_I1.JPG Email The decision by a Catholic diocese to reject plans for an Enniskillen Poppy Day bomb memorial on its property has been met with dismay by victims' families. Aileen Quinton, whose mother Alberta (72) died in the IRA attack in 1987, said she was not surprised. "Victims and their well-being are at the very bottom of the pile yet again," she added. Stephen Gault, whose father Samuel was killed, said: "Hurt does not scrape the … [Read more...] about Families upset after Catholic Church blocks Enniskillen Poppy Day bomb memorial
Related Articles Cameroon Bar President sued for hanging to power May 8, 2018 Les régions anglophones toujours sous tension [+audio | +vidéo] May 7, 2018 ‘Dirty war’ ravages Cameroon’s Buea region May 7, 2018 Deutsche Welle | The unrest in Cameroon’s English-speaking areas continues as separatists attack government officials and soldiers burn villages. DW’s Adrian Kriesch reports many are now looking to the Catholic Church for help. Agbor Gilbert Ebot has slept no more than two hours, he is exhausted. Nevertheless, the organizer of the Cameroon International Film Festival has been up since 6 a.m, headed to the police station in Buea, capital of the Southwest region of Cameroon, in the pouring rain. read more: Both sides in Cameroon’s escalating separatist crisis turn on journalists Three members of an actors’ workshop were forced to spend the night at the station because they had forgotten their papers. “If you go to … [Read more...] about Can the Catholic Church mediate in Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis?