Catholic World News

Archbishop: Zambia faces poverty, corruption, growth of Islam

May 21, 2010

Zambia’s leading prelate, Archbishop Telesphore Mpundu of Lusaka, has granted a lengthy and candid interview on the challenges faced by the south-central African nation, including its endemic poverty, its widespread corruption, and the growth of Islam.

31% of the nation’s 12.2 million people are Catholic.

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