Catholic slight

The decision to declare periods of national mourning rests with the President.

There are many reasons why the President may have decided not to give late Cardinal Merdado Mazombwe the honour of a national mourning.

It is not for anybody to question Presidential prerogative.

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  1. That is not true, there guidelines governing who should be accorded the national mourning status. It is a Circular Minute. Only former and sitting Ministers, former and/or High Commissioners and Ambassadors.

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