Pope appoints Ziyaye archbishop of Lilongwe, transferred from Blantyre


By Wanga Gwede, Nyasa Times July 3, 2013    Head of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis has appointed His Grace Tarcisius Gervasio Ziyaye as archbishop of Lilongwe Diocese in Malawi’s capital. According to the Apostolic Nunciature (Vatican embassy) in Lilongwe, Ziyaye has since been transferred from Archiepiscopal See of Blantyre. He succeeds Archbishop Remi Joseph …

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A short history of the Centre for Social Concern at the occasion of clocking 15 years.


Several chapters of the society of Missionaries of Africa put increasingly greater stress on the link between mission and justice and peace, mission and dialogue. The chapter of 1998 speaking in the language of objectives and planning proposed to all the members that they should integrate justice, peace and the integrity of creation as an …

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Chinsapo becomes a fully fledged Parish, Malawi


By Vitus Abobo, M.Afr Until the 90s, Chinsapo was an outstation of Likuni Parish under the care of the Missionaries of Africa, namely Fr. Roger Bélanger and Fr. Angelo Belloti who developed interest in the area. When the Missionaries of Africa handed over Chilinde and Kawale parishes in 1998, Chinsapo became a possible place to …

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Father Dominic Kapatamoyo’s Priestly Ordination in Chezi, Malawi – July 7, 2018


By Vitus Danaa Abobo, M.Afr On the 7th of July, the parish of Chezi in Malawi witnessed an unforgettable event as our confrere Dominic Kapatamoyo was ordained priest. There was a big crowd of people present to this memorable event, the first of its kind in the parish. Sisters, Brothers, Fathers and students in formation …

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25 years Chezi Parish (Lilongwe, Malawi) & Catechist Chagwa, 50 years Jean Arnaud who also bye to Africa – 12 August 2017


By Brother Landry Busagara On the twelfth of August, Chezi Parish had a great joy of celebrating 25 years of its existence. We were so happy on that day. We have been preparing for it for more than a year. Then when the day arrived we were really excited to celebrate it and to welcome …

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Priestly ordination of Remi Nyengere in Malawi


On Saturday 16th August, Christians gathered together in the compound of Lilongwe Cathedral to celebrate the Jubilee of three diocesan Priests and witness the priestly ordination of five deacons, among them one of our confreres; Remi Nyengere. With songs of praise and thanksgiving, people came to welcome their new pastoral leaders. A good number of …

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Surprise visit of three Bishops of Malawi to Woodlands


Three Bishops of Malawi paid a visit to the Provincial House of the Missionaries of Africa in Woodlands, Lusaka. They attended the funeral of the Cardinal Mazombwe which took place on the 3rd September. From left to right; Father David Cullen, M.Afr, Missionary of Africa, Chipata, Zambia Archbishop Tarcisius Gervazio Ziyaye, Archbishop of Lilongwe Bishop …

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