Bishop Zuza dies after car crash

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Bishop Zuza dies after dies after crash in Chikangawa
Bishop Zuza dies after dies after crash in Chikangawa

Chairperson  of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) His Grace Bishop Joseph Mukasa Zuza has died in a car accident.

According to confirmed information by ECM, Zuza , who was heading Mzuzu Dioecese, died in a car
accident in Chikangawa in Mzimba as he was going to Mzuzu, his base.

He was driving alone.

“He passed on while being attended to in Mzuzu” Communications Secretary of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM), Father Andrew Kaufa, said in a media statement.

A rift between late president Bingu wa Mutharika and the Catholic Church increased when Bishop Zuza gave a public speech in front of the president, saying  several times that those who believe themselves to be perfect and to have no need of advice are perfect fools and blatantly called late President Mutharika ‘Chindele cha kufikapo’ in 2011.

He bluntly said in late Mutharika’s presence that he should stop gagging the civil society, the media and the faith community, saying they had a role to play in safeguarding the hard-won democracy and the rule of law.

Zuza made the remarks at the National Day of Prayers , saying any person who thinks is always perfect is wrong.

He said that those that believe are perfect than others are even worse.

The bishop intended the speech to be a general criticism of the way the country is led, but the president took it as a personal affront. Bingu “never missed an opportunity to attack the churches, without any respect,” Montfort missionary Fr. Piergiorgio Gamba told Fides news agency.

May his soul rest in peace.

 

 

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A MALANGA
A MALANGA
5 years ago

He was one of the greatest leaders I have ever seen in our church. May his soul rest in peace!

prescilla
5 years ago

May his soul rest in peace

chindi
5 years ago

rest in peace bishop mwachita vikulu chomene tikulira

Mai c
Mai c
5 years ago

Akakapulumuka inenso ndithu.chinali cha bodza ichi komanso kunyenga azimai.mufufuze komwe amachoka ndithu.analedzera ameneyo.linali khalidwe lake lomayenda yekha.anyway tonse tidzafa koma inu kauseni ndithu

kukuzi
kukuzi
5 years ago

A man so brave and yet so humble at heart. He who loved all regardless!!!

Nanchikwichi
Nanchikwichi
5 years ago

Very unfortunate that our esteemed pressmen from nyasatimes would like to score political credits on the death of our leader his grace bishop zuza. lord have mercy on them for the time is coming when they will realise that what they are doing is evil

Obvious Zgambo
5 years ago

I am sorry for losing our Bishop may His soul RIP Amen.

Mbanangwa
5 years ago

You comment before you get the facts right! The rear tire burst and he rolled a few times. May he rest in peace. God cares for his sons and daughters. He will always raise another brave and courageous leader.

john
5 years ago

Very friendly and good teacher,I will miss my bishop. May the good Lord pardon and remember no more all the short falls and mistakes done(RIP)

Mbava
Mbava
5 years ago

Ma reporter nu, be professional and objective muziona zolemba. Just tell us issues about the death of bishop unlike spicing it with irrelevant issues. what relevance and connection is there in this issue between the death and the disagreement between bishop Zuza and Bingu?

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