Thu, 28 May 2020 12:24 - Updated Thu, 28 May 2020 12:24
Angolan President regrets death of bishop Óscar Braga
Luanda - The President of the Republic, João Lourenço has manifested his condolences to the family of Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Benguela, Dom Óscar Braga, who died on Tuesday, May26.
Send by email
To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send
To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send
In a note of condolences, João Lourenço refers that it was with deep consternation that he received "the sad news of the death of Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Benguela, a city where for 45 years he carried out his worthy religious action".
The Head of State recognizes Dom Óscar Braga's dedication to the Catholic Church and the common good, stressing that he stimulated many religious vocations among the youth and transmitted the noblest values of Angolan society.
João Lourenço highlighted among the values transmitted by Don Oscar Braga to Angolan society, the love for humanity, the appreciation of the family, the defence of children, women and the most vulnerable ones.
President Lourenço considers him "a man of integrity and a patriot by conviction", further stressing that he keeps fond memories of the years he worked and lived with the prelate in Benguela between 1986 and 1989.
In this moment of sadness and mourning, on his behalf and on behalf of his wife, President João Lourenço presents the most heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and to all those who had the privilege of living and benefiting from Dom Óscar Braga's "wise advices".
- 26/05/2020 08:47:36
Luanda - Angolan Foreign Minister Tête António said Monday that the fight against the covid-19 pandemic has demonstrated the capacity resilience of the African continent.
- 23/05/2020 13:58:33
Luanda - Issues related to the "Born Free to Shine" campaign and the new coronavirus prevention strategy were addressed this Friday in Luanda during a meeting between the First Lady of the Republic, Ana Dias Lourenço, and the Minister of State for Social Affairs, Carolina Cerqueira.
- 23/05/2020 09:15:13
Luanda - The Angolan Parliament unanimously approved Friday the Civil Protection Law that aims, among other measures, to prevent the occurrence of collective risks, resulting from serious accidents, disasters or public calamities.