Njombe Diocese

Late Bishop Alfred Leonhard, laid to rest April 13 in Tanzania's Diocese of Njombe.

As Tanzanian Bishop is Laid to Rest, Cleric Highlights Legacy Defining His Episcopate

Apr 13, 2021

As the late Bishop Alfred Leonhard Maluma of Tanzania’s Njombe Diocese was laid to rest, Tuesday, April 13, a Cleric who ministered closely with him has, in an interview, highlighted the legacy of the Tanzanian Prelate whose episcopate spanned close to two decades.

Bishop John Chrisostom Ndimbo of Tanzania’s Diocese of Mbinga who has been appointed as the Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Njombe.

Pope Francis Appoints Apostolic Administrator for Tanzania’s Njombe Diocese

Apr 13, 2021

Pope Francis has appointed the Bishop of Tanzania’s Mbinga Diocese as the Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Njombe which fell vacant following the passing on of Bishop Alfred Leonhard Malume on April 6.

Late Bishop Alfred Leonhard Maluma of Tanzania's Njombe Diocese who died on 6 April 2021 aged 65. / Courtesy Photo

Late Tanzanian Bishop Eulogized as Progressive Leader, Champion of Collaboration

Apr 7, 2021

The leadership and people of God in Tanzania are paying glowing tribute to late Bishop Alfred Leonhard Maluma, the country’s President describing him as a progressive Church leader who championed collaboration.