Bishop Petrus Canisius Mandagi says some people are exploiting Covid-19 suffering. (Photo: Konradus Epa/UCA News)
An Indonesian bishop has hit out at individuals and groups he says have exploited the Covid-19 chaos for economic and political benefits.Sacred Heart Bishop Petrus Canisius Mandagi of Amboina in Maluku province said he could not believe that amid the Covid-19 pandemic that has caused so much misery worldwide there are people and groups wanting to profit from it.
His criticism came during a livestreamed Pentecost Mass at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral in Ambon on May 31.
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