Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops Approve the Beatification of John Bradburne

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa

John Bradburne with some of the lepers at Mutemwa Leprosy Settlement before he was murdered

John Bradburne with some of the lepers at Mutemwa Leprosy Settlement before he was murdered.

Will Zimbabwe soon have a recognised saint? This is not just a dream but may soon happen in the name of John Bradburne, the Strange Vagabond of God. This comes after the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops signed a letter of placet on the Cause of his Beatification on 30 April 2019. Ground work on the cause of John Bradburne has been going on for many years now with the John Bradburn Memorial Society and the Archdiocese of Harare pushing for the recognition of this martyr of faith whose blood was spilt in Mutoko in 1979. Continue reading