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“Scandalous, intimidating”: Zambia’s Bishops Decry Police Disruption of Colleague’s Meeting with Former President

May 24, 2024

Members of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) have decried police disruption of the recent meeting between the Local Ordinary of the country’s Catholic Diocese of Kabwe, Bishop Clement Mulenga, and the immediate former head of state, Dr. Edgar Changwa Lungu.

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Zambia’s Catholic Bishops Express Solidarity amid “persisting situation of Cholera”

Jan 29, 2024

Members of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) are in solidarity with the people of God in the Southern African nation, who are reeling from the effects of the cholera outbreak that has resulted in hundreds of deaths.

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Caritas Zambia Calls for “decisive measures” to Combat Cholera, Resurgence of COVID-19

Jan 28, 2024

Caritas Zambia is calling on Zambia’s government to put in place “decisive measures” to combat the outbreak of cholera and the “insidious” COVID-19 resurgence ahead of the postponed reopening of schools.

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Blessing of Same-Sex Couples “not for implementation in Zambia”: Catholic Bishops

Dec 20, 2023

Catholic Bishops in Zambia have directed against the application of the Vatican declaration on the possibility for members of the Clergy to bless “same-sex couples” and couples in other “irregular situations” explained in Fiducia Supplicans, which the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith (DDF) released on Monday, December 18.

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Mine Tragedy in Zambia: Catholic Bishops Pray “for God’s consolation and strength”

Dec 16, 2023

Members of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) have expressed their spiritual solidarity with victims of the tragedy at Senseli Open Pit Mine in Chingola District in the Catholic Diocese of Ndola.

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Zambia Church Leaders Call for Erection of Ramps in Voter Registration Centres

Nov 21, 2023

There is need for the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to erect ramps at voter registration centers to enable people living with disability access them, Church leaders in Zambia under the Christian Churches Monitoring Group (CCMG) have said.

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Bishops in Zambia Decry Shrinking Democracy for Leaders Opposed to Government

Nov 18, 2023

Politicians who are opposed to the government in Zambia are being denied their freedom of expression, Catholic Bishops in the southern African country have said, and decried what they term as a shrinking democracy in the country.

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Jesuit Scholars “concerned about” High Maize Flour Prices in Zambia, Urge State to Act

Feb 12, 2023

Officials of the Zambia-based Jesuit Centre For Theological Reflection (JCTR) have expressed their concerns about the high cost of maize flour, mealie meal, which is used to make the Southern African nation’s staple food.

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Moral Decay, Poverty, Unemployment among Concerns Zambia’s Catholic Bishops Want Addressed

Nov 20, 2022

Moral decay, high poverty levels, and unemployment in Zambia are among issues of national concern that the Catholic Bishops in the Southern African nation want addressed.

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Electricity Company in Zambia Has Role in Mitigating Climate Change: Catholic Bishop

Mar 19, 2022

A Catholic Bishop in Zambia has said that the State-owned Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation Limited (ZESCO) has a big role to play in mitigating the effects of climate change.

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Catholic Bishops in Zambia Eulogize Fourth President for “humble, exemplary Service”

Mar 17, 2022

Members of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) have eulogized the country’s fourth President, Rupiah Bwezani Banda, as a humble statesman who realized “humble, exemplary and generous service to the people” in the Southern Africa nation.

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Caritas Zambia Urges Government to Strengthen Policies to Address Climate Change

Dec 29, 2021

The leadership of Caritas Zambia has called on the country’s government to strengthen the policies and programs so as to address the current impact of climate change in the Southern African nation. 

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Bishops in Zambia Caution against “de-Christianization” amid Secularization, Materialism

Dec 18, 2021

Members of the Zambia Catholic Bishops Conference (ZCCB) have, in their Advent message, cautioned Christians in the Southern African nation against giving in to “secularization and materialism” and ending up in what they term “de-Christianization”.

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Strengthen Services for Victims of Gender-Based Violence, Caritas Zambia Urges Government

Nov 26, 2021

The Zambian government has been urged to intensify services that contribute towards the healing of victims of Gender-Based Violence (GBV), which is on the increase in the Southern African nation.

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Christian Leaders in Zambia Call for Thorough Assessment of Billboard Mounting

Nov 24, 2021

Christian leaders in Zambia have called on officials of the country’s Ministry of Local Government to rigorously evaluate the mounting of billboards in view of preventing accidents. 

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“Do things that are not only legally correct, but ecologically correct”: Bishops in Zambia

Oct 8, 2021

Governments and policy makers across the globe should make policies that are not only legally but also environmentally correct, Catholic Bishops in Zambia have said. 

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Reflect on God-given Mandate to Protect Creation: Catholic Priest in Zambia to Christians

Sep 23, 2021

Christians in the Southern African nation of Zambia are being challenged to reflect on the mandate received from the Lord to protect and care for creation. 

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Caritas Zambia Urges New Government to Adopt Agroecology “urgently and progressively”

Aug 28, 2021

The leadership of Caritas Zambia has called on the country’s new President to “urgently and progressively” take initiative aimed at adopting farming techniques that are environmentally friendly in the Southern African nation. 

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Zambia’s New Leadership Needs to Prioritize Fight against Graft, Economic Recovery: Bishop

Aug 18, 2021

The newly elected President of Zambia will need to prioritize the fight against corruption, economic recovery, and the safeguarding of peace, a Catholic Bishop in the Southern African nation country has said.

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Catholic Bishops in Zambia Congratulate President-elect, Encourage Peaceful Power Transfer

Aug 16, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Zambia have congratulated the country’s President-elect following the August 12 general elections.