pastoral letter

Catholic Archbishop Robert Ndlovu on justice, lack of trust, Pius Ncube and Robert Mugabe

August 9, 2012
The Standard deputy editor Walter Marwizi was granted an exclusive interview with Archbishop Robert Ndlovu. Archbishop Ndlovu heads the Harare archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church which covers 63,555 square kilometres and boasts a Catholic population of close to 500,000 people. WM: What is the state of Roman Catholic Church in Zimbabwe: Is it growing ...

ZCBC Pastoral Letter to ZIMBABWEANS IN THE DIASPORA 19 June 2012 (Full text)

July 11, 2012
Below, RelZim.org provides full text of the six-page Pastoral Letter to Zimbabweans in the Diaspora by the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops Conference. It was published on June 19, 2012  ‘There is surely a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off ‘ (Proverbs 23:18)  1. INTRODUCTION We, the Catholic Bishops of Zimbabwe, primarily address this ...

Pastoral Letters Versus Party Ideology

April 30, 2011
The most recent letter of the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops in Jan. 2011, is entitled Let us Work for the Common Good. It is not the first time that the bishops have addressed this topic. A previous letter was written in 1998. The recent letter set this writer wondering about a ...

Can the Churches Help Prevent Zimbabwe’s Road to Reform Becoming Another Dead End?

April 28, 2011
On 27 April 2011, the International Crisis Group (ICG) released a report titled, ‘Zimbabwe: The Road to Reform or Another Dead End?’ The report offers a sobering evaluation of politics in Zimbabwe since the Global Political Agreement (GPA). It also raises concerns that the next election and a possible referendum ...