Reports has it that; A Catholic Priest – Fr. Joachim Cabanyes has died of COVID-19 at an Enugu isolation center.
The Priest is of Enugu Diocese, and hails from Spain. He also served in Opus Dei Prelature, Emene, Enugu for over 28 years.
The Public Relation Officer of Catholic Diocese of Enugu, Fr. Benjamin Achi disclosed that
“As priests, we cannot shy away from our pastoral duties, but the only thing is just for us to take the normal precautions, as much as we can, as we go about ministering to people and administering sacraments. “Honestly, his death came to us as a rude shock because it had not been long, just over a week ago that he told us that he tested positive to COVID- 19 soliciting our prayers.”