SILENT ACTION BY KZN CHURCH LEADERS AGAINST XENOPHOBIC VIOLENCE

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Date(s) - 08/04/2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am

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he Church leaders of KwaZulu-Natal will lead a silent action- standing in solidarity with all those who have been affected by the xenophobic violence.
As such, church leaders in KZN, are very anxious about the attacks that have taken place in recent months targeting foreign nationals.
The Chairperson of KwaZulu Natal Christian Council (KZNCC), Bishop Nkosinathi Myaka confirms that KZNCC has received numerous reports of loss of incomes and at a large scale physical violence.

“As Christians, we believe that Our Lord is a God of neighbour-love, hospitality, and inclusivity. Therefore it is at such a time where as leaders we show our commitment to this cause of peace between South Africans and foreign nationals”, said Bishop Myaka.

In this action, Church Leaders will lead the process through three parts (1) Silent witness (a silent action bearing witness to the atrocities which have been experienced in recent months), (2) Intercession (where we will be praying for peace, justice and reconciliation), and (3) Statements of solidarity and (4) Declaration (where leaders will speak pastorally to Refugee Leaders and call on South African Leadership for action).

Colleagues in media are kindly invited to conduct coverage at this vigil, scheduled as follows:
Date: Thursday, 08 April 2021
Time: 10h00 to 11h30
Venue: Medwood Gardens, eThekwini (opposite the City Hall, behind St. Paul’s and the Workshop Market).

*For more information contact Ms Xola Nkabinde on +27 72 834 4219
OR
Major Thatsietsile. Semeno +27 64 681 7310

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