Zomba Diocese

=Mons. Gian Luca Perici (right), appointed Apostolic Nuncio for the Southern African countries of Zambia and Malawi and Mons. Alfred Chaima (left), appointed as Local Ordinary of Zomba Diocese in Malawi. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Pope Francis Appoints New Apostolic Nuncio for Zambia/Malawi, Bishop for Malawian Diocese

Jun 5, 2023

Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Gian Luca Perici as the Apostolic Nuncio for the Southern African countries of Zambia and Malawi.

Some of the suspects leave the court after the April 29 ruling. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Priest in Malawi among Suspects Found Guilty of Murder of Man with Albinism

May 1, 2022

A Catholic Priest is among 12 suspects found guilty in the case of the abduction and murder of 22-year-old Malawian man with albinism, Mcdonald Masambuka.

Archbishop George Desmond Tambala of Malawi's Lilongwe Archdiocese of Lilongwe, appointed Apostolic administrator of Zomba Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Archbishop of Lilongwe in Malawi Appointed Apostolic Administrator of Zomba Diocese

Nov 30, 2021

Pope Francis has appointed the newly installed Archbishop of Malawi’s Lilongwe Archdiocese to temporarily take care of the country’s Zomba Diocese until a substantive Local Ordinary is appointed and takes “canonical possession of the Diocese.”

Fr. Innocent Chiwanda, the Pastoral Coordinator for Malawi’s Zomba Diocese. Credit: Episcopal Conference of Malawi

Missionary Work “must continue” after Closure of Mission Month: Catholic Priest in Malawi

Nov 5, 2021

The closure of the Mission Month of October does not mark the end of the missionary work because “Church is Missionary in nature”, a Catholic Priest ministering in Malawi has said.

Archbishop-elect George Desmond Tambala. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Bishop of Malawi’s Zomba Diocese Appointed Archbishop for Lilongwe

Oct 15, 2021

Pope Francis has transferred the Local Ordinary of Malawi’s Zomba Diocese to the country’s Lilongwe Archdiocese where he will serve as Archbishop.

Bishop George Desmond Tambala of Malawi’s Zomba Diocese addressing participants at the start of the two-day training for Priests, chiefs and head teachers on ways of improving lives of people with albinism through access to justice and quality health care services. / Zomba Diocese,

“Church has responsibility to protect those with albinism,” Malawian Prelate at Training

Sep 23, 2020

At an ongoing training focusing on ways of improving lives of people with albinism, a Bishop in Malawi has underscored the responsibility to respect the rights of people living with albinism so that they do not live in fear.

Bishop George Desmond Tambala of the Diocese of Zomba handing over the Bible to Sr. Luciette Marie after she had taken her final vows. / Diocese of Zomba

Nuns Urged to Detach Themselves from “worldly things” at Religious Profession in Malawi

Sep 8, 2020

A Catholic Prelate has, during the Religious profession of a Discalced Carmelite nun in the Diocese of Zomba in Malawi, urged the nun to stay true to her vocation, to detach herself from worldly things and to always stay close to God in her calling.

The COVID-19 Isolation Centre at the Pirimiti Hospital of Malawi’s Zomba Diocese of Diocese inaugurated Thursday, September 3. / Zomba Diocese

Malawi’s Zomba Diocese Inaugurates COVID-19 Isolation Centre after Renovations

Sep 3, 2020

The COVID-19 Isolation Centre at the Pirimiti Hospital of Malawi’s Zomba Diocese of Diocese has been inaugurated after renovations realized through a partnership with Save the Children, the UK-based independent organization for children.