Brutal murder of nun - why?

2015-05-06 09:28

AS we pick up our newspapers, although in a country which is steeped in idolatrous inclinations by a great majority, we with all taken into consideration, just do not expect blatant, satanic onslaughts on those institutions which have their leanings towards divinity.

I refer to the senseless, brutal murder of an 86-year-old nun in the Sacred Heart Home Convent in Ixopo.

Was this dear old godly woman physically fit enough to pose an ominous threat to her attackers? Obviously not.

Then why would somebody literally resort to murdering this harmless, woman who spent the greater part of her life in humanitarian work in our country.

These acts of violence in a society already plagued with the ultimate in corruption, fraud, displacements, wild-cat strikes and of course that which sweeps the country with a besom of destruction at this present moment - xenophobia, do not in any way portend well for our future economical stability.

The powers that be need to come up with sure-fire methods of curbing the criminal element that has stamped its diabolical authority on our beautiful country. The ranks of the innocent and soft targets seem to be the primary prey of these depraved, travesties of human beings, which represent the dregs of our society.

My deepest condolences to the family of this dear sister of charity, Gertrud Tiefenbacher, and also to members of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart Home convent, and may the comfort of the Lord Jesus Christ be yours, in this difficult time of your lives.

PASTOR FRANCIS PAUL

Via email

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