Mugabe warns bishops about 'nonsense'

HARARE - President Robert Mugabe has dismissed criticism from the country's Catholic bishops as "nonsense" and warned that his government could start treating the clergy as politicalfoes.

HARARE - President Robert Mugabe has dismissed criticism from the country's Catholic bishops as "nonsense" and warned that his government could start treating the clergy as politicalfoes.

L ast month, the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops' Conference said economic hardship and political repression by Mugabe's regime had led to widespread anger, leaving the nation in "extreme danger". In response to the criticism, Mugabe said the bishops had turned political. His views were published in the Herald from an interview he had with London-based New African magazine. - Reuters

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