Launching of the year of Epiphany  at Bangwe Parish in the Archdiocese of Blantyre. Credit: ECM

Catholic Church in Malawi Launches “Epiphany” Initiative to Protect Children from Abuse

Nov 18, 2021

Members of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) have launched preparations for “Epiphany” celebration, a day that will be celebrated to create awareness on child abuse in the Southern African nation. 

Archbishop-Elect of Lilongwe Archdiocese, George Desmond Tambala. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Malawi’s Media Practitioners Cautioned against “unpleasant behavior” ahead of Installation

Nov 12, 2021

Members of the Press in Malawi planning to cover the upcoming installation of the new Archbishop for Lilongwe Archdiocese, George Desmond Tambala, have been asked to maintain good conduct especially during the Liturgical celebration.

Masapi (in white t-shirt) and others following the proceedings of the meeting. Credit: Courtesy photo

Catholic Peace Commission in Malawi Calls for Empowerment of Persons Living with Albinism

Nov 10, 2021

Members of the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) in Malawi have called on Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the country to incorporate persons with albinism (PAWs) in economic projects to help them live fulfilling lives.

Archbishop-elect George Desmond Tambala. Credit: Episcopal Conference of Malawi/Fr. Henry Saindi

Installation of Malawian Archbishop-elect Set for Later this Month

Nov 8, 2021

The installation of Archbishop-elect George Desmond Tambala as the Local Ordinary of Malawi’s Lilongwe Archdiocese has been scheduled to take place on the last Saturday of this month, November 27.

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.

Catholic Development Commission in Malawi (CADECOM). Credit: Courtesy Photo

Take Action to Avoid Calamities, Caritas Malawi Cautions amid Extreme Weather Forecast

Oct 15, 2021

Malawians in disaster prone areas need to take urgent action to avert a tragedy, officials of the development arm of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) have said following the prediction by the Meteorological Department of heavy rains and “extreme weather” in many parts of the Southern African nation. 

Logo of the Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF). Credit: SCIAF

Malawi’s Vulnerable Youth Receiving Entrepreneurial Skills in Catholic Bishops’ Initiative

Oct 10, 2021

Members of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) are empowering young people in the Southern African nation with entrepreneurial skills and vocational education.

Map showing the troubled region of Cabo Delgado in Mozambique. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Do Not Ignore Mozambique’s Crisis: Malawian Catholic Bishop to President of Regional Body

Sep 27, 2021

The ongoing crisis in the Southern African nation of Mozambique should not be ignored, a Catholic Bishop in Malawi has told the President of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

The University Registrar, Mr. Francis Vincent Nkhoma making a symbolic presentation of the donated items to Ngulundi Mission Hospital Manager, Sr. Mercy Kanyumbu. Credit: CUNIMA website

Catholic University in Malawi Donates Medical Equipment to Archdiocesan Facility  

Sep 25, 2021

The leadership of the Catholic University of Malawi (CUNIMA) has donated medical equipment to St. Joseph-Nguludi Mission Hospital of the Archdiocese of Blantyre.

Archbishop Thomas Luke Msusa with President Lazarus Chakwera during the thanksgiving Mass on 19 September 2021. Credit: ECM/Facebook

Malawi’s President Hails Catholic Archbishop as “a living example of servant leadership”

Sep 20, 2021

The President of Malawi has hailed a Catholic Archbishop in the Southern African nation as one exemplifying “servant leadership.”

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

Catholic Communicators, Clergy in Malawi Cautioned against “spreading fake news, hearsays”

Aug 26, 2021

Ahead of the celebration of World Communications Day (WCD) in Malawi, Catholic communicators, members of the Clergy, women and men Religious in the Southeastern African have been cautioned against “spreading fake news and hearsays.”

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Work Toward Pro-Poor Climate Change Policies: Catholic Charity in Malawi to Global Leaders

Aug 24, 2021

There is need for those at the helm of global and regional institutions to work toward climate change policies that directly target poor populations, the leadership of Trócaire, the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, in Malawi has said. 

The Official Logo Caritas Internationalis. Credit: Caritas Internationalis

Caritas Internationalis Wants African Nations Supported amid Challenging Climate Condition

Aug 14, 2021

The leadership of the global confederation of Catholic relief agencies, Caritas Internationalis (CI), is appealing to developed countries to support “developing countries” including those in Africa in their respective fight against “challenging climate conditions.”

President Lazarus Chakwera (Malawi Congress Party) and Dr Saulos Chilima (UTM) who formed the Tonse Alliance in 2020 alongside seven other opposition parties. Credit: Malawi's Electoral Commission/Facebook.

Malawi’s Ruling Tonse Alliance “lost direction”, Catholic Officials Say, Urge Leadership

Aug 13, 2021

The ruling Tonse Alliance-led government of Malawi is no longer carrying the hopes of the citizens of the Southern African nation, Catholic Church officials in the country have said, calling for “decisive leadership”.

St Micheal Parish in Malawi's Catholic Diocese of Chikwawa/ Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Charity Pledges Support for Parishioners Trekking for Miles to Church in Malawi

Jun 14, 2021

Christians from St. Joseph’s outstation of Nkhate Parish in Malawi’s Catholic Diocese of Chikwawa have been trekking for up to 20 kilometers to attend Sunday Mass in the Parish.

The Official logo of Catholic Relief Services (CRS)/ Credit: Courtesy Photo

CRS Set to Facilitate Research, Internship for Malawi’s Catholic University Students

Jun 14, 2021

Catholic Relief Services (CRS), the international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the U.S., is set to partner with the Catholic University of Malawi in an internship and research initiative aimed to benefit students.

Logo of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi/ Credit: Courtesy Photo

After Parish in Malawi Asked to Vacate “Muslim territory”, Church Leaders Urge Dialogue

May 20, 2021

Catholic Church leaders in Malawi are urging dialogue after St. Louis IX the King Mpiri Parish of Mangochi Diocese received an ultimatum to vacate what was described as “Muslim territory”, the Secretary General of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) has told ACI Africa.

Fr. Peter Adrian Chifukwa, appointed Bishop of Malawi's Dedza Diocese by Pope Francis on May 8. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Clergy in Malawi’s Dedza Diocese Elated Following Appointment of New Bishop

May 10, 2021

Members of the Clergy ministering in Malawi’s Dedza Diocese have expressed their joy at the news of the appointment of a new Bishop after just over three years of sede vacante.

Rome-Based Lay Catholic Association Hails Abolition of Death Penalty in Malawi

May 3, 2021

The leadership of the Rome-based lay Catholic association dedicated to the provision of social services and arbitrating conflicts, Sant’Egidio Community, has hailed the abolition of the death penalty in the Southeastern African nation of Malawi.