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Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe independence leader and ruler, dies at 95

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe independence leader and ruler, dies at 95

| Bronwen Dachs | September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Robert Mugabe, who led Zimbabwe to independence from Britain in 1980 and then crushed his opposition during nearly four decades of rule, always liked to be seen as a devout Catholic.

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Cause for beatification of British missionary in Zimbabwe opens Sept. 5

Cause for beatification of British missionary in Zimbabwe opens Sept. 5

| Simon Caldwell | July 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Vatican has allowed the bishops of Zimbabwe to open the sainthood cause of a British missionary murdered after he refused to abandon his ministry to people with Hansen’s disease during the country’s civil war.

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With Zimbabwe in turmoil over fuel hikes, archbishop calls for restraint

With Zimbabwe in turmoil over fuel hikes, archbishop calls for restraint

| Bronwen Dachs | January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

After reports of multiple deaths in violent protests over steep fuel price hikes in Zimbabwe, Archbishop Robert Ndlovu of Harare called for restraint by the security forces and protesters.

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Zimbabwean bishops call for restraint, patience in government shake-up

Zimbabwean bishops call for restraint, patience in government shake-up

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Zimbabwe’s Catholic bishops urged restraint and patience from Zimbabweans in what they called “most delicate times” after 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe was sacked as leader of his party following a de facto coup.

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