Amidst this summer’s flock of worthy women, it should be noted that clergy, too, are persecuted for making a couerageous stand. Father Viateur Banyangandora was deported from Zambia for a peace and justice homily. The official line:
Father Banyangandora’s conduct was found to be a danger to peace and good order in Zambia.
Of course it was. The good order of the rich and powerful are always bothered by preaching on behalf of the poor.