Masisi looks to church amid rising social ills

Masisi and First Lady Neo Masisi at Anglican Diocese PIC: BW GORVERNMENT
Masisi and First Lady Neo Masisi at Anglican Diocese PIC: BW GORVERNMENT

President Mokgweetsi Masisi and First Lady Neo Masisi on Saturday joined members of the Anglican Diocese of Botswana for the church’s golden jubilee celebration.

In light of the continued rot in society, the President in his speech called on the church to look beyond jubilation of the moment and play a role. “Let us engage in the enterprise of caring more for others, helping the needy and the overburdened in our midst.

For a nation that is confronted and beset on every side with so many social ills, we need to look beyond the jubilation of the moment, to also consider resetting and reconfiguring all efforts aimed much broader than the noble objective of growing the church,” he said.

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