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Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:07 - Updated Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:07

Uige: Tocoista faithful flock pilgrimage site in Maquela do Zombo

Maquela do Zombo - Thousands of faithful from Tocoísta church have flocked the municipality of Maquela do Zombo, northern uige province, to mark 100th anniversary of the founder of this religious congregation, prophet Simão Gonçalves Toco.

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Tocoistas faithful

Photo: Lino Guimaraes

The social and spiritual activities started Sunday with the inauguration of the Mother Kibocolo Temple.

United in a single objective, the faithful are participating in moments of meditation and reflection.

The programme include inauguration of the temple by Church’s leader, Bishop Afonso Nunes.

Highlight in celebrations are the international conference on Simão Gonçalves Toco on 22 and 23 this month, with national and foreign speakers.

The agenda include visit to Zulumongo locality, where the prophet Simão Toco was born on  February 24, 1918.

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