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.
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.
Pope Francis has appointed a Bishop for Tanzania’s Bunda Diocese, the third youngest Catholic Diocese in the East African nation.
Tanzania’s President John Pombe Magufuli whose absence from the public eye had raised questions and speculations is dead, the government announced Wednesday, March 17.
Months after Tanzania’s President John Pombe Magufuli declared the nation free of COVID-19, Catholic Bishops in the East African nation have urged caution amid a new COVID-19 wave in several countries saying “is not an island.”
The Number of young men choosing Priesthood in Tanzania is reportedly on the rise, Church leaders in the East African countries have observed while opening a Seminary that will be a home to hundreds of seminarians drawn from across the country.
The Code of Canon Law is now available in Kiswahili language following seven years of “difficult” work undertaken by a team of translators under the auspices of the Tanzania Episcopal Conference (TEC), a Cleric involved in the initiative has announced.
An ongoing radio program in Tanzania hosted by children aimed at making children in the East African nation aware of sexual abuse cases and the safeguarding of minors was inspired by the 2019 Vatican meeting on the “Protection of Minors in the Church,” an official who was in the team that spearheaded the program has said.
A Tanzanian Archbishop has underscored the need to foster peace “by all means” in the East African country amid political campaigns ahead of next month’s general elections.