Wednesday, 2 May 2007

Missionary 'not poisoned' says Anglican group

[...] Despite speculative and irresponsible press reports based almost entirely on the accounts of the Rev’d Dennis Kayamba, suspended Dean of All Saints Cathedral, there are, in the light of the above, reasonable doubts expressed by those who have felt that the ‘murder’ of Canon Hunter by poisoning is simply not credible. (rg notes: although I did interview Dennis for a subsequent blog report, our initial press report on this was based almost entirely on talking to a member of Canon Hunter's family in England.)

As a result of subsequent mischievous and unsubstantiated reporting, innocent people (including Canon Hunter’s loyal and faithful cook – who is still in prison) have been arrested, the Diocese of Lake Malawi is still without its elected Bishop, and the good name of the Church has been brought into disrepute. Not least, also, Canon Hunter’s good name and reputation has been dragged into controversy. Read more.

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