With the notable exception of Roman Catholic Archbishop Pius Ncube, most of Zimbabwe’s Christian priests and pastors have coped with the country’s rapid political and economic deterioration by getting on quietly with helping the poor and suffering in their communities. But the situation is changing. More and more clerics are saying they can no longer remain silent as the country crumbles as a result of bad governance.
This article was first published on 21 March 2006 (AR No. 57) by the Institute for War & Peace Reporting (IWPR), London. Posted on Religioscope with permission.
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