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Are believers hypocritical on homosexuality?

  Since the debate on homosexuality surfaced on the local scene, some politicians, Christians and Muslims have never held back their feelings of distaste for people who engage in such practices. One notable politician is Ken Msonda, who recently attracted the wrath of human rights activists for inciting violence against homosexuals over “kill homosexuals” remarks…

Fr. Denis Kamalo dies

The Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) has announced the death of Father. Denis Kamalo of Zomba Diocese. In a statement released today, ECM secretary general Reverend Fr. Henry Saindi said Fr. Kamalo passed away at Pirimiti Mission Hospital on Thursday, August 13, at the age of 74. Burial Mass will be held on Monday, August…

Catholics commemorate Communications Day

Catholics in the world are today commemorating 49th World Communications Day with Pope Francis stating that families form a critical component in communicating various messages, including spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ.   The pope says—in his special message on the day—that focusing on this context can help make communication more authentic and humane while…

Catholic Church for recovery budget

The Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) has asked government to make the 2015/16 fiscal plan a recovery budget to set the tone for fiscal development in the next few years. The ECM, comprising the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP), Catholic Education Commission (CEC), Catholic Development Commission in Malawi (Cadecom) and Catholic Health Commission…

CCJP faults Malawi minerals policy

The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP), an arm of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM), yesterday outlined weaknesses surrounding Malawi’s Mines and Minerals Policy guiding the country’s mining sector. The commission, which is implementing a two-year extractive project called Tonse Tipindule alongside other faith-based organisations, also said the policy has a number of…

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