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Members of the Zambia Catholic Bishops Conference (ZCCB). Credit: ZCCB

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.

The headquarters of the  Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation Limited (ZESCO). Credit: ZESCO

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.

Late President Rupiah Bwezani Banda. Credit: Public Domain

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.

Caritas Zambia Livelihoods and Climate Change Specialist, Ms. Musamba Mubanga speaking at a COP26 side event  in Glasgow, Scotland. Credit: Caritas Zambia

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. 

Logo of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB). Credit: ZCCB

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”.

Poster calling for  an end to Violence against women. Credit: CGTN Africa

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.

Logo of the  Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ). Credit: Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ)

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. 

Logo of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB). Credit: ZCCB

“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. 

Fr. Cornelius Chibamba. Credit: Courtesy Photo

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. 

The Logo of Caritas Zambia. Credit: Courtesy Photo

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. 

Zambia’s President-elect, Hakainde Hichilema. Credit: Courtesy Photo

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.

Zambia's newly elected president, Hakainde Hichilema. Credit: Courtesy Photo

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.

Poster announcing the August 12 general elections in Zambia. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Safeguard Peace Regardless of Election Outcome, Jesuit Scholars in Zambia Urge Candidates

Aug 11, 2021

The leadership of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) has called upon leading presidential candidates in Zambia to espouse values that foster human life and “safeguard peace” in the Southern African country regardless of the outcome of the general elections scheduled to take place Thursday, August 12. 

Logo of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB). Credit: ZCCB

“Refrain from acts of violence, hate speech”: Catholic Bishops in Zambia Urge Politicians

Jul 20, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Zambia have cautioned political actors against inciting members of the public to violence before, during and after general elections scheduled to take place on August 12.

Late Fr. Kennedy Seketa/ Credit: Courtesy Photo

Days Before Officially Assuming Office as Bishops’ Secretary General, Zambian Priest Dies

Jun 25, 2021

Days before officially assuming office of Secretary General of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB), Fr. Kennedy Seketa has passed on.

Late President Kenneth David Kaunda of Zambia. Credit: Public Domain

Catholic Bishops in Zambia Eulogize Founding President as Great Leader, Selfless Servant

Jun 21, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Zambia have eulogized the country’s first President, Kenneth David Kaunda, as a statesman who selflessly served the people of God in the Southern Africa nation. 

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Catholic Bishops in Zambia Mark Day of African Child with call to Protect Minors

Jun 16, 2021

Members of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) have, on the annual event of the International Day of the African Child (DAC), appealed to leaders in the Southern African nation to do “everything that is possible” to protect children from experiencing the trauma caused by humanitarian crises. 

Zambia's President Edgar Lungu(L), and the Bishop-elect of Mpika Diocese, Fr Edwin Mulandu(R)

Zambian President Congratulates Catholic Bishop-elect on Appointment, Pledges Support

Apr 29, 2021

Zambia’s President Edgar Chagwa Lungu has congratulated Msgr. Edwin Mulandu who was appointed Bishop for the Catholic Diocese of Mpika on April 24, promising to support him in his episcopal ministry.

President of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB), Bishop George Cosmas Zumaire Lungu. / Lutanda Catholic Radio Station/ Facebook

Bishops in Zambia Decline Government’s “Church Empowerment Fund”, Give Reasons

Apr 6, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Zambia have declined to take up the “Church Empowerment Fund” (CEF) introduced by the country’s leadership to cushion churches amid financial hardships following COVID-19 restrictions.

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Church Leaders in Zambia Caution against Curtailing Rights, Freedoms

Mar 22, 2021

Months to the general elections in Zambia, Church leaders in the country have, in a collective statement, cautioned against curtailing rights and freedoms of citizens and groups in the Southern African nation.