Welcoming the desire of our brother Joao Noe RODRIGUES, bishop of Tzaneen, of many other brothers in the Episcopate and of many faithful Christians, and after having had the opinion of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, with our apostolic authority we grant that The Venerable Servant of God
Tshimangadzo Samuel Benedict Daswa
layman and family man, martyr, zealous catechist, coherent educator, heroic witness of the Gospel, even to the shedding of blood, from now on will be called Blessed, and his feast, in the places according to the rules established by the law , will be celebrated every year, on the 1st February
In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen
Given in Rome, at Saint Peter’s, on the 08th August, of the year of the Lord two thousand fifteen
The third of our Pontificate.
(You may download the letter at this link :apostolic-letter)