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  Maria Sung weeps yesterday as she tells reporters she is prepared starve herself to death.


Catholic prelate turns his back on the Moonies


ARCHBISHOP Emmanuel Milingo, who shocked the Vatican by marrying a woman chosen for him by the Reverend Sun Myung Moon, has renounced his life with his wife and returned to the Roman Catholic Church.

In a letter sent to Pope John Paul II on 11 August and released by the Vatican yesterday, Archbishop Milingo said he had also turned his back on Mr Moon’s controversial Unification Church.

"I now rededicate my life to the Catholic Church with all my heart, I renounce my life together with [my wife] Maria Sung and my dealings with Reverend Moon and his Family Federation for World Peace," the letter read.

Archbishop Milingo married Ms Sung at a mass wedding in New York last May, prompting the Vatican to threaten him with excommunication. Last week, he turned up unexpectedly at the Pope’s summer residence near Rome, apparently in the hope of making amends.

"Your words: ‘In the name of Jesus, come back to the Catholic Church’ were both a call to my home Church and a paternal order to live out my faithfulness and obedience to you, Christ’s representative on earth," Archbishop Milingo wrote in the letter.

Archbishop Milingo has not been seen publicly since last week.

Ms Sung, who says she might be carrying the Zambian-born archbishop’s child, believes he is being kept away from her by force and has started a hunger strike, saying she will not eat anything until she sees Archbishop Milingo or until she dies. - Reuters



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