The Public Order Act, in its current form, has no place in our statutes-Catholic Bishops

The Catholic church has released their pastoral letter in which, among other issues, have condemned the discriminatory  application of the Public order ACT. In a statement to the media, the church said that the application of the Public Order Act by the Police left much to be desired. “For whatever reasons, we have observed over the years that each ruling party seems to have unlimited freedom to conduct public activities of any type on any day and at any time while opposition political parties and some civil society bodies are literally discriminated against whenever they try to conduct public activities, ” the letter read in part.
Below is the full letter
ZAMBIA EPISCOPAL CONFERENCE
ACT JUSTLY AND WALK HUMBLY WITH YOUR GOD
A Pastoral Statement
To the Catholic faithful and all people of goodwill.
Grace, mercy and peace, from God our Father and Jesus Christ our Lord.