Drama As Lady Sets Virgin Mary’s Statue On Fire In Enugu

There was serious drama this morning as an unidentified woman set the statue of Virgin Mary ablaze at a Catholic church in Enugu state.

The shocking incident reportedly happened at St. Jacobs Parish Orba, Nsukka.
It was gathered that the woman waited until the end of the early morning mass before perpetuating the act.
The suspect was immediately arrested and is currently being interrogated to find out the reason for her action.
The Virgin Mary statue is sacred to Catholics, the veneration of Mary, mother of Jesus, encompasses various Marian devotions which include prayer, pious acts, visual arts, poetry, and music devoted to her.
The woman’s action is still causing a stir among Catholic faithfuls in Enugu state.

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Chinenye Nwabueze

He is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, COOU, (formerly Anambra State University), Igbariam Campus.

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