Catholic priest attacked by thugs in Nguludi dies

Father Tony Mukomba of the Blantyre Archdiocese has died   after being attacked by armed thugs in Nguludi, Chiradzulu, the Catholic Church has said.

Fr Mukomba dies

The Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) said in a statement that the priest was attacked near Catholic University when his vehicle developed a fault at night.

He had to walk to finish the remaining few meters of his journey but thugs pounced on him where he was badly injured.

The priest died on Wednesday night at Mwaiwathu Private Hospital in Blantyre.

“Every priest has his own gifts and the late Father Mukomwa had his unique gifts which will be greatly missed,” ECM secretary general Fr Henry Saindi said.

Southern Region Police spokesman Ramsey Mushani said the matter is being investigated.

Fr Mukomba, who was ordained priest in 1996, was serving as Chaplain of the Sisters of the Servants of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Maryview – Nguludi in Chiradzulu District.

His requiem mass will be held Limbe  Cathedral on Saturday from 10 am to be led by Archbishop Thomas Luke Msusa to be followed by his burial.

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facia facia dms
4 years ago

Dear Brethren, I appreciate that freedom of expression is a democratic right everyone has. Remember that this Right must be exercised within the laws of the land. This blame goes to our NGOs for not accomplishing their mandate to reach communities. They are busy campaigning for political parties of their choice; a symbol of bad citizenship and traitors! You get billion of kwacha to do a better work in Malawi but you just share the money in the name of workshops. I tell you Fr. Tony Mukomba was a man of the people., dedicated, simple in appearance, knowledgeable , skilled… Read more »

dada
dada
4 years ago

Rest in Peace Fr.Mukomba

Dr. Mabushu
4 years ago

Zochimwa zathu zimatsogola ku MILANDU eni akefe tisanafike, Hallelujah!!!! Keep on Worshiping Idols, Ine sindidzakwatila kamba kotumikila YAWE, koma ZIGOLOLO zokha ndiye ndizidzamenya osati masewera, He Vowed!!!!!

Dr. Mabushu
4 years ago

Ndibwino kukwatila kusiyana nkutentha ntima!!!

Kanduye
Kanduye
4 years ago

AKunama anagwidwa kuchibwezi mmudzi mwa Gomani Kunguludi ndi amuna anzache ndi kumugagada mafupa ndiye wafa chifukwa chomenyedwa kuchibwezi. Musanamizire achifwamba asiyeni apume.

Ufulu Kachitsa
Ufulu Kachitsa
4 years ago
Reply to  Kanduye

Bwanji mwamuna wachibwenziyo sanagwidwe ndi apolisi? Ngati muli ndi umboni pita nawoni ku polisi osayipitsa mbiri ya malemu kuti mutchuke.

Kachinda nyini
4 years ago
Reply to  Kanduye

For the wages of sin is DEATH

Nox Nthambi
Nox Nthambi
4 years ago

Investigations by Malawi Police don’t come to a conclusion. Unless it is politically motivated suspects are arrested at shorted time possible to please their masters. Wake up Malawi Police you a disgrace to the country’s security…SHAME. May the soul of Father Mukomba rest in peace.

Mphwache
Mphwache
4 years ago

Fare thee well, my former parish priest. You fought the battle, you will now receive your prize. This world is not our home, till we meet again in HIS glory.

McLaughlin Masakasa
McLaughlin Masakasa
4 years ago

Fr Mukomba we will miss you. May your soul rest in peace

Emmanuel
Emmanuel
4 years ago

Momwe akosowera anthu amenewa tiziwaphanso? May his soul eternally RIP

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