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  • Row erupts over Cardinal Otunga reburial

    02/09/2005 1:33:49 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 1 replies · 4,128+ views
    The East African Standard (Nairobi) ^ | February 8, 2005 | Robert Wanyonyi and Samwel Rambaya
    Plans by the Catholic Church to turn the late Cardinal Maurice Otunga into the first Kenyan saint may hit a snag. This was after the Bukusu, community, from which the late prelate hailed, yesterday expressed stiff opposition to the exhumation of Otunga’s remains for reburial, while some legal experts warned of a possible backlash over the move. The Bukusu, led by members of Dini ya Musambwa sect, vowed to use all possible means to block the exhumation, arguing that the move was likely to bring a curse on the community. "We will not allow this exercise to take place. Otunga...