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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:46 - Updated Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:46

Uíge: Clergy satisfied with Pope Francis message

Uíge - The clergy of the Diocese of Uíge welcomed Thursday in the city with the same name, the message of Pope Francis, in which he congratulates the President-elect of the Republic of Angola in the elections of 23 August, João Lourenço .

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In a press conference, the secretary of the local clergy commission of the Diocese of Uíge, Father Correia Hilário, said that the government can continue to count on the partnership of the Catholic Church.

"The President-elect of the Republic in the election of August 23, 2017 was designated in a fair, democratic and orderly manner," the Catholic prelate said.

He asked the future Government from the elections, to continue working for the country's development and for the reconstruction of Angolans' conscience.

In this sense, he defended transparency in the management of the public treasury and a close combat to impunity, aiming at the materialization of electoral promises.

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