Angolan Govt Suspends Universal Church

The universal church has been handed a two months ban from its religious activities after the government found it responsible for the death of its 13 followers on December 31 year-end mass.

  • Angola:  Government Suspends Universal Church

    Angola Press Agency, 3 February 2013

    The Angolan Government Saturday in Luanda announced that it blames the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG) for the incident of December 31 last year at Cidadela ... read more »

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File Photo:Tragedy Claims 13 Lives At Religious Year-End Mass in Angola.

  • Angola:  FNLA Party Addresses Condolences Over Vigil's Victims

    Angola Press Agency, 5 January 2013

    The opposition FNLA party on Friday here addressed a condolences message at the incident that claimed the lives of 13 Angolan citizens, on December 31, during a vigil held by the ... read more »

  • Angola:  President Regrets Human Loss in Vigil Tragedy

    Angola Press Agency, 3 January 2013

    The Angolan head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, Thursday in Luanda expressed deep dismay over untimely and irreparable loss of human lives on December 31, 2012, at ... read more »

  • Angola:  President Appoints Vigil Deaths Probe Commission

    Angola Press Agency, 3 January 2013

    The Angolan head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, has appointed a commission to enquire into the tragedy of December 31 at Luanda's Cidadela stadium that killed 13 people, ... read more »

  • Angola:  State Secretary of Culture Visits Victims of Vigil Accident

    Angola Press Agency, 3 January 2013

    The State secretary of Culture, Cornélio Caley, visited on Thursday the victims of the stampede that occurred during a vigil of the Universal Church, at Cidadela National ... read more »

  • Angola:  Home Affairs Orders Investigation Into Deaths of Faithful

    Angola Press Agency, 3 January 2013

    The Interior Ministry (MININT) has ordered the Criminal Investigation Police to open an enquiry into the causes that led to the deaths of 13 people on December 31, 2012, at ... read more »

  • Angola:  MPs Visit Victims of December 31 Vigil Tragedy

    Angola Press Agency, 3 January 2013

    Members of Parliament with MPLA parliamentary group on Thursday visited the victims of the incident of the vigil with the Universal Church on December 31, that caused 13 deaths and ... read more »

  • Angola:  Ruling Party MPs Attend Funeral of Vigils Tragedy Victims

    Angola Press Agency, 4 January 2013

    Members of the ruling MPLA party's parliamentary bench Friday in Luanda attended the funeral of three of the 13 victims of the Luanda Cidadela stadium vigil tragedy of 31 December ... read more »

  • Angola:  State Secretary of Culture Visits Victims of Vigil

    Angola Press Agency, 3 January 2013

    The State secretary of Culture, Cornélio Caley, visited on Thursday the victims of the vigil of the Universal Church, at Cidadela National stadium and interned at ... read more »

  • Angola:  MPLA Parliamentary Group Dismayed At Cidadela Incident

    Angola Press Agency, 3 January 2013

    The ruling MPLA party's Parliamentary Group manifested profound consternation and pain at the incident of December 31, in Cidadela Stadium, in Luanda, in which thirteen citizens ... read more »

  • Angola:  GPL Sets Up Team to Aid Year-End Incident Victims

    Angola Press Agency, 2 January 2013

    The provincial governor of Luanda created Wednesday a multi- sector committee to assist the victims of the tragic incident recorded on New Year's Eve, during a vigil of the ... read more »

  • Angola:  Cidadela Stadium Tragedy Stains Calmest Year Transition

    Angola Press Agency, 2 January 2013

    The National police recorded 71 crimes all over the country at the end of year 2012, representing a bad transition due to the accident at Cidadela National Stadium, that caused the ... read more »

  • Angola:  Death Toll in Church Crush Rises

    Angola Press Agency, 2 January 2013

    At least 13 people died and 120 were injured when faithful of the Universal Church of God Kingdom were preparing to mark the year-end with a mass at Cidadela Stadium, in Luanda, on ... read more »