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Catholic Priest Slumps, Dies While Celebrating Mass

Simon Kuro, a Catholic priest, slumped and died on Sunday while celebrating Mass.

Kuro, who was the parish priest of the Saint Helen’s Catholic Church, Ogbogoro, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, was said to have slumped while delivering his homily.

The middle-aged priest was later rushed the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital by members of his congregation, but he could not be resuscitated by the medical personnel as he was declared dead by doctors.

Both Nnamdi Omoni, State Police Public Relations Officer, and Francis Tete, the Director of Communications, Catholic Diocese of Port Harcourt, could not immediately speak on the incident.

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