South Africa bishop calls for more compassion towards migrants

“Since independence, our political leaders have done little to alleviate poverty in their countries. There is corruption and state capture in a number of African countries. A lot of money has been used by the government people without accountability.” said Bishop Joseph Mary Kizito of Aliwal, the liaison bishop for migrants and refugees at the Southern Africa Bishop’s Conference.

“The Church has also reached out to other secular civil and government departments, to network, in addressing these issues together. We have also moved to neighboring countries like Eswatini and Lesotho to offer awareness workshops and programs.”

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