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29 June 2017 00:43 (South Africa)

Bishops send stern message to Africa’s Catholic leaders

Catholic bishops from across Africa have called on corrupt political leaders to repent or step down. Some 200 bishops accused African Catholic leaders of falling far short of good governance, while also slapping non-Catholic leaders and foreign multinationals, saying they had exploited natural resources and damaged the environment. The statement by the bishops was issued from the Vatican after a three-week closed-door synod. Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe and Angola’s President Eduardo dos Santos are among two prominent Catholic leaders.

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