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Catholic Church in Malawi

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Provide Holistic Education, Orienting Learners “to be human”: Malawian Catholic Bishop

Nov 19, 2022

The Catholic Bishop of Dedza Diocese in Malawi is calling on all institutions of learning to provide holistic education, the kind that orients learners in human and Christian formation, fostering the spirit of responsibility. 

Bishop Montfort Stima of Malawi's Catholic Diocese of Mangochi. Credit: ECM

“Rich overnight”, Bishop in Malawi Decries Wide Gap between Country’s Poor and Wealthy

Oct 29, 2022

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Mangochi in Malawi has found it baffling that a few individuals in the country are getting richer and richer while a majority of the population continue to wallow in deep poverty.

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Director of PMS in Slovakia “satisfied” with Church Initiatives in Malawi, Recognizes Gaps

Sep 23, 2022

The National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) in Slovakia has expressed satisfaction with the initiatives of the Catholic Church in Malawi. 

Archbishop George Desmond Tambala installs Fr. Regis Kamela of the Archdiocese of the Archdiocese of Lilongwe as the first parish Priest of St. Anthony of Padua Area 25. Credit: ECM

Defend Faith, Correct Misconceptions “using teachings of the Church”: Archbishop in Malawi

Sep 19, 2022

The Local Ordinary of Lilongwe Archdiocese in Malawi has urged Catholics to defend their Christian faith and correct misconceptions about truths of faith by applying Church teachings. 

Bishop Montfort Stima of Malawi's Mangochi Diocese. Credit: ECM

Laws Legalizing Abortion, Same Sex Tantamount to “legitimizing sins”: Bishop in Malawi

Sep 9, 2022

Having in place laws that make abortion, same sex marriages, and polygamy legal is tantamount to “legitimizing sins”, the Catholic Bishop of Mangochi Diocese in Malawi has said.

Archbishop George Desmond Tambala installs the new Parish Priest of St. Francis de Sales-Manyani Parish of Lilongwe Archdiocese. Credit: ECM

Definition of Parish Goes Beyond Church Structures, Possessions: Archbishop in Malawi

Aug 29, 2022

The reality of a Catholic Parish goes beyond the various structures and institutions to include the communion of the people of God and their relationship with the person of Jesus Christ, the Local Ordinary of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lilongwe in Malawi has said.

Bishop Martin Anwel Mtumbuka of the Diocese of Karonga in Malawi. Credit: ACN

How Catholic Diocese in Malawi is Navigating Rough Terrain, Handling Shortage of Priests

Aug 25, 2022

The Catholic Diocese of Karonga in Malawi has been forced to be creative in order to reach as many Christians as possible despite the Diocese’s vastly rough terrain and an acute shortage of Priests.

The Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) Parliamentary Liaison Officer, Fr. Henry Chinkanda. Credit: ECM

Catholic Lawmakers in Malawi Urged to Help Realize “good legal framework” for Environment

Aug 6, 2022

Catholic lawmakers in Malawi have been urged to facilitate the realization of an appropriate legal framework for the conservation of the environment in the Southern African nation. 

Archbishop George Desmond Tambala presiding over the launching of the Archdiocesan Day of the Laity and the 2022-2023 Archdiocesan Mini Synod in Lilongwe Archdiocese. Credit: ECM

Archbishop in Malawi Cautions against “Catholic” Social Media Engaging in Malpractice

Aug 3, 2022

The Local Ordinary of Lilongwe Archdiocese in Malawi has cautioned against “mushrooming” social media platforms that bear the name “Catholic” and are used for malpractices, including defamatory posts and unorthodox soliciting of funds.

Late Fr. Thomas Muhosha. Credit: Nyasa Times

Sentenced Catholic Priest for Murder of Malawian Man Living with Albinism Has Died

Jul 20, 2022

The Malawian Catholic Priest who was serving his 30-year prison sentence for the murder of a 22-year-old man living with albinism is dead. 

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Catholic Radio in Malawi Receives Boost to Reach Out to “faithful from more remote areas”

Jul 11, 2022

Staff at Tuntufye FM, a Catholic radio station of the Malawi’s Diocese of Karonga have received transport means to facilitate their access to remote Parishes of the Catholic Diocese in their sourcing of information from the people of God.

Fr. Thomas Muhosha given a 30-year sentence with hard labor after being found guilty in the case of the abduction and murder of a 22-year-old Malawian man living with albinism. Credit: Nyasa Times

Catholic Priest in Malawi Found Guilty of Murder of Man with Albinism Sentenced

Jun 28, 2022

The Catholic Priest who was among 12 suspects found guilty in the case of the abduction and murder of a 22-year-old Malawian man living with albinism has been given a 30-year sentence “with hard labor”.

At Requiem Mass, Late Archbishop in Malawi Eulogized as Leader Who “stood up for justice”

Jun 22, 2022

At his Requiem Mass, the late Archbishop Rémi Joseph Gustave Sainte-Marie who died on Saturday, June 18 at the age of 84 has been remembered as a leader who “stood up for justice”, always siding with the poor and marginalized.

Mrs. Chimwemwe Sakunda, National Coordinator of the Catholic Development Commission in Malawi (CADECOM). Credit: Magdalene Kahiu/ACI Africa

Months after Cyclones, Storms in Malawi, “situation still dire”: Catholic Church Official

Jun 15, 2022

The people of God in parts of Malawi are still living in distress months after Cyclone Ana and Tropical Cyclone Gombe as well as other storms hit the Southeastern African nation, the National Coordinator of the Catholic Development Commission in Malawi (CADECOM) has said.

Members of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM). Credit: Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) Communications

Catholic Bishops in Malawi Seeking Financial Support for Formation of Major Seminarians

Jun 2, 2022

Members of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) are reaching out to the faithful and well-wishers in the Southern African nation to “generously” support the formation of Diocesan Major Seminarians.

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Catholic Nuns in Africa Urged to Strive for Transparency to Sustain Project Partnerships

May 5, 2022

Catholic Nuns in sub-Saharan African countries who are struggling to sustain their respective Religious Congregations financially have been urged to strive for transparency especially when dealing with partners in projects. 

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.

Members of the Association of Catholic Journalists in Southern Malawi donate a disaster relief package to flood victims. Credit: Chikwawa Diocese

Catholic Journalists, Lay Association in Malawi Donate Relief Package to Flood Victims

Apr 4, 2022

Members of the Association of Catholic Journalists in Southern Malawi and an association of Lay faithful have donated a disaster relief package to flood victims in the Southeastern African nation.

Bishop Montfort Stima of Malawi's Mangochi Diocese. Credit: AMECEA

Catholic Bishop in Malawi Sends “good wishes” to Muslims ahead of Holy Month of Ramadan

Apr 1, 2022

The Catholic Bishop of Mangochi Diocese in Malawi has extended “fraternal good wishes” to Muslims in the Southeastern African nation as they begin the Holy Month of Ramadan, which culminates in the celebration of Eid al-Fitr, the festival of breaking the fast.

Bishop John Ryan speaking at the launch of the national preparations for Vocations Sunday that was spearheaded by the Pontifical Missionary Society (PMS) in Malawi. Credit: ECM

Consider “call to Priesthood, the vineyard is huge”: Catholic Bishops in Malawi to Youth

Mar 26, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Malawi are inviting the youth in the Southern African nation to consider devoting their life to God’s service as Priests.