Most Rev. Archbishop Pius Ncube
Archdiocese of Bulawayo
P. O Box
Dear Archbishop Ncube,
Greetings and Peace.
I am writing to you on behalf of the Catholic Task Force for Africa, a
coalition of Catholic agencies, religious missionary communities and the like
that gather once a month to support each other in our particular advocacy for
justice in Africa and to work together on many issues that we find common
We at the Catholic Task Force have followed the developments
for the last few weeks with great concern.
By virtue of this letter we wanted to communicate to you our support,
admiration and solidarity as you courageously pastor your people during these
troubled times. You are living today the
passion of the Lord. This great story
gets played out in so many places and in so many situations. We want you to know that you all are in our
prayers and thoughts as we join you in this Triduum.
Please contact us through me if we
can be of any assistance.
Sincerely yours in the Risen Lord,
Fr. Rocco Puopolo, s.x.
Chair of the Catholic Task Force
Groups that make up this Task
Force are: Africa Faith and Justice Network, Oblates of Mary Immaculate,
Society of African Missions, Missionaries of Africa, Jesuit Conference USA,
Catholic Relief Services, Conference of Major Superiors of Men, US Conference
of Catholic Bishops Office of Migration and Refugees, US Conference of
Catholic Bishops International Affairs, Bread for the World, Church World
Service, Pax Christi USA, Franciscans, United States Catholic Mission
Association, Comboni Missionaries,
Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns .