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  • Vatican representative says people in Zimbabwe must ‘pressure’ new government

    Vatican representative says people in Zimbabwe must ‘pressure’ new government

    • Nov 25, 2017

    Zimbabwe’s political upheaval over the past week is a historic moment that could lead to a better future, according to the papal representative to the country. Polish Archbishop Marek Zalewski said after President Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, following pressure from the military, the people of the capital celebrated into the next morning.

  • Could Zimbabwe be on brink of a transformative ‘Catholic moment’?

    • Nov 21, 2017

    At long last, Zimbabwe seems to be on the brink of moving past rule by 93-year-old Robert Mugabe. Although Catholics are only 10 percent of the country’s population, there may be a ‘Catholic moment’ in Zimbabwe in which inspired leadership could make a dramatic difference in determining where things go from here, in part because Mugabe himself “speaks Catholic” and has Catholic interlocutors.

  • Catholic leaders in Zimbabwe prepare for a post-Mugabe future

    Catholic leaders in Zimbabwe prepare for a post-Mugabe future

    • Nov 20, 2017

    Amidst political turmoil in Zimbabwe, the country’s bishops called political leaders “to maintain the best interests of the nation as a priority and continue to work tirelessly for a peaceful end to the crisis and to speedy return to normalcy and Constitutional order.”