Burundi Calls For Catholic Bishops To Be Defrocked

Burundi Calls For Catholic Bishops To Be Defrocked
Burundi Calls For Catholic Bishops To Be Defrocked

Some of Burundi’s Catholic Bishops should be defrocked for denouncing intolerance and political violence ahead of next year’s elections, the Country’s authorities have said.

Presidential Spokesman willy Nyamitwe said in a tweet that the Bishops were Spitting venomous hatred with their incendiary words.

On Sunday, churches read out a message from Burundi’s conference of Catholic Bishops, which said those with differing opinions from the government were being persecuted and that some political parties were being suffocated.

A UN team earlier this month warned that crimes against humanity were being perpetrated ahead of the polls.


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