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South Congo Area Bishop Kasap Owan

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South Congo Area Bishop Kasap Owan

South Congo Area Bishop Kasap’s fiancée dies in hospital

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 22, 2017

WASHINGTON – South Congo Area Bishop Kasap Owan Tshibang’s fiancée, Ms. Miriam Mwenya Tshibind, died today, June 22, 2017 in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo, after a short illness.

In announcing her death, Bishop Kasap said Ms. Miriam Mwenya Tshibind passed away in a hospital where she was admitted due to low blood pressure.

Bishop Kasap and Ms. Tshibind were preparing for their wedding set for Sept. 23, 2017.

Bishop Kasap, who was elected a bishop of The United Methodist Church this year, lost his first wife in 2013.

Funeral arrangements are being made. Please keep Bishop Kasap and the South Congo Area in your prayers.

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Contact: Rev. Maidstone Mulenga
Director of Communications – Council of Bishops
The United Methodist Church
mmulenga@umc-cob.org
202-748-5172 (office) or 585-455-5683 (cell)