Acid attack on Catholic priest in Zanzibar
Catholic World News - September 13, 2013
A Catholic priest was badly burned in an acid attack in Zanzibar on September 13.
Father Joseph Mwang’amba was hospitalized with burns on his face and upper body after acid was tossed at his face by unidentified assailants. He is the third Christian leader to be the victim of an acid attack this year in Zanzibar, a predominantly Muslim province of Tanzania were Islamic militants have been pushing for autonomous rule.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Spring Challenge Grant
Progress toward our Spring Challenge Grant goal ($34,882 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!