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Mon, 26 Feb 2018 11:50 - Updated Mon, 26 Feb 2018 11:52

Tocoist Church helps to awaken Angolans' conscience

Maquela do Zombo - The Tocoist Church has significantly contributed in the edification and to the conscience awakeness of the Angolans said on Sunday the governor of the northern Uige province, Pinda Simão.

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Tocoism centenary in Kibolocolo church

Photo: Clemente dos Santos

The official made the statement while addressing a religious mass of the church as part of the centenary anniversary of the late founder, Simão Gonçalves Toko, held in Ntaia locality in Maquela do Zombo municipality.

According to the governor, the tocoism brings together characteristics of a nationalist movement with a religious background, although without ideological aspects of political nationalism.

The ceremony was attended by the Culture minister, Carolina Cerqueira, Secretary of the President for Social Affairs, Fátima Viegas, MPs, religious entities and  representatives of political parties.

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