LRF family sends condolences to Bishop Mutume’s family
The LRF learned with great sadness the loss of Bishop Patrick Mutume who passed on Wednesday 8 February 2017. Bishop Mutume was one of the founding trustees of the LRF. We remember him as an open-minded bishop who stood firm in matters of human dignity, justice, human rights and equality. The LRF extends its deepest sympathies to the Mutume family.
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