Gaborone Diocese

Archbishop-elect Franklyn Nubuasah of the Catholic Diocese of Gaborone, Botswana who was recently elevated to Archbishop ad personam/ Credit: Courtesy photo

Newly Appointed “Archbishop ad personam” in Botswana Says Elevation “was a surprise”

Jul 14, 2021

The Local Ordinary of Botswana’s Gaborone Diocese has said his last week’s elevation to the rank of an Archbishop “was a surprise.”

Archbishop-elect Franklyn Atese Nubuasah (left), Msgr. Anthony Pascal Rebello (right) and Msgr. Raphael Macebo Mabuza Ncube (center)/ Credit: Courtesy Photo

New Bishops for Dioceses in Botswana, Zimbabwe Appointed, Bishop in Botswana Elevated

Jul 5, 2021

Pope Francis has appointed Local Ordinaries for the Dioceses of Hwange in Zimbabwe and Francistown in Botswana.

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Bishop in Botswana Recounts Ash Wednesday Experience amid COVID-19 Restrictions

Feb 18, 2021

The Bishop of Botswana’s Gaborone Diocese has recounted his experience of Ash Wednesday amid COVID-19 restrictions in the Southern African nation where public worship remains suspended.

Bishop Frank Nubuasah with some nuns serving in Botswana’s Gaborone Diocese.

“You don’t have to leave home to a distant country to be a missionary”: Bishop in Botswana

Oct 19, 2020

As Catholics globally marked World Mission Sunday on October 18, a Bishop in Botswana has reminded all the baptized in the Southern African nation that they can still be missionaries in the comfort of their home countries.

“Let us exorcise demon of gender-based violence from our midst”: Bishop in Botswana

Oct 15, 2020

As residents of Botswana mark the month of October that is dedicated to creating awareness about gender-based violence (GBV) in the Southern African nation, an appeal has been made to perpetrators to “exorcise” the vice.

Bishop Frank Nubuasah of Botswana’s Diocese of Gaborone.

Bishop in Botswana Concerned about “lavish celebrations” that Defy COVID-19 Measures

Jun 20, 2020

A Ghanaian-born Bishop ministering in Botswana has expressed concern that Ghanaians are risking COVID-19 contagion to organize expensive weddings and burial ceremonies in complete oblivion of the poor people that need help in the West African country.

Bishop Frank Nubuasah of Botswana’s Gaborone Diocese.

Prelate in Botswana Explains Meaning of His Letter to George Floyd

Jun 15, 2020

A bishop in Botswana who wrote an emotional letter to George Floyd, citing a strong bond of friendship with the black man who was killed by police in Minnesota, U.S., says the widely protested violence continues to play out in African countries that are characterized by police brutalities.