Prayers Answered! Catholic priest infected with Ebola survives, causes Jubilation in Congo
Earlier in May 2018, Health officials in Congo revealed that Fr.Lucian Ambunga was infected with Ebola virus in the town of Mbandaka, Quarantined the priest from the diocese of Mbandaka-Bikoro who tested positive” for the virus, a medical source told AFP.
There was jubilation in the rural community of Itipo in the Democratic Republic of Congo as Rev. Lucien Ambunga, the Catholic priest who got infected with Ebola survived the deadly virus.
After his swift recovery, he returned to Itipo last Friday and was greeted by a joyous crowd, who carried him on their shoulders and chanted “The hero this year is Courage (Father Ambunga’s nickname).”
According to reports, the Catholic priest celebrated his first Sunday (June 10) mass since he returned to his parish on 8 June, after recovering from Ebola.
In a statement to WHO, he said:“I can’t’ explain to you now Madame. It’s too much for me,” said Father Lucien. “What I can say, what is in my heart, is joy.“
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