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Catholic Church in Zambia

A poster announcing the 28 April 2022 webinar. Credit: ACWECA

Synod on Synodality Offering "opportunity to share fruits of discernment”: Nun in Zambia

Apr 28, 2022

The ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality offers room for discernment and “an opportunity to share the fruits of the discernment”, a Catholic Nun has said.

JCTR Executive Director, Fr. Alex Muyebe. Credit: JCTR

Jesuit Scholars in Zambia Urge State “to seriously consider preferential option for poor”

Apr 8, 2022

Jesuit scholars in Zambia are calling upon the government of the Southern African nation “to seriously consider” adopting the “preferential option for the poor”, one of the principles of the Catholic social teaching in which the well-being of the vulnerable in society is prioritized.

Filling station in Zambia. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Rise in Fuel Prices “inevitably going to hit hard on majority”: Jesuit Scholars in Zambia

Apr 5, 2022

Officials of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) have said the continuous rise in fuel pump prices in Zambia is going to “hit hard” on majority of citizens of the Southern African nation. 

JCTR Executive Director, Fr. Alex Muyebe. Credit: JCTR

Strategies in Zambia’s State of Nation Address “step in right direction”: Jesuit Scholars

Mar 19, 2022

Strategies in Zambian President’s State of the Nation Address that touched on, among other issues, the fostering of constitution reforms and tackling climate change, are a “step in the right direction,” officials of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) have said. 

The headquarters of the  Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation Limited (ZESCO). Credit: ZESCO

Electricity Company in Zambia Has Role in Mitigating Climate Change: Catholic Bishop

Mar 19, 2022

A Catholic Bishop in Zambia has said that the State-owned Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation Limited (ZESCO) has a big role to play in mitigating the effects of climate change.

Late President Rupiah Bwezani Banda. Credit: Public Domain

Catholic Bishops in Zambia Eulogize Fourth President for “humble, exemplary Service”

Mar 17, 2022

Members of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) have eulogized the country’s fourth President, Rupiah Bwezani Banda, as a humble statesman who realized “humble, exemplary and generous service to the people” in the Southern Africa nation.

COVID-19 Vaccines. Credit: Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM)

Jesuits in Africa Welcome Provisional COVID-19 Vaccine Patent Waiver Deal

Mar 17, 2022

Members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Africa have welcomed the provisional deal to waive patent rights for COVID-19 vaccines, describing it as one of the first steps towards achieving social justice.

Prices of food items have increased in Zambia. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Rising Cost of Living “severely” affecting Zambian Women, Children: Jesuit Scholars

Mar 13, 2022

Officials of the Zambia-based Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) have said the continuous rise in the country’s cost of living is gravely affecting women and children.

Filling station in Zambia. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Increased Fuel Prices in Zambia Expected but “disheartening”: Jesuit Institute Official

Mar 6, 2022

An official of the Lusaka-based Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) has said that while the recent increase in fuel prices in Zambia was expected, the move by the country’s Energy Regulation Board (ERB) is discouraging as it will impact negatively on households.

Mons. Raphael Mweempwa, appointed Bishop of Zambia's Monze Diocese by Pope Francis on 25 February 2022. Credit: ZCCB

Pope Francis Appoints Formator of Catholic Seminary Bishop for Monze Diocese in Zambia

Feb 25, 2022

Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Raphael Mweempwa who has been serving as a lecturer and formator at St. Dominic Major Theological Seminary in Zambia’s Lusaka Archdiocese the Bishop for Monze Diocese in the Southern Africa country.