Congolese-born priest, Olivier Ndjimbi-Tshiende serving outside of Munich, as a parish priest in Zorneding, southeast of the Bavarian capital, has quitted his priesthood due to recent numerous racial assaults and death threats from the communities around.
The Roman Catholic archdiocese in Munich have declared the priest’s resignation considering the gravity and seriousness of the racial abuses and death threats on Olivier Ndjimbi-Tshiende.
Ndjimbi-Tshiende studied and worked in Munich in the 1990s and returned to work for the archdiocese in 2005. He had held the job in Zorneding since 2012. He announced his departure to his congregation on Sunday 6th March, 2016.