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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Blantyre

Malawi Malawi

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 9,166 km²

Population: 1,529,324 Catholics (47.8% of 3,200,000 total) (2014)

Suffragan Sees: Chikwawa, Mangochi, Zomba

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Our Lady Queen of All Hearts

Statistics: 40 parishes, 97 priests (79 diocesan, 18 religious), 398 lay religious (48 brothers, 350 sisters), 43 seminarians (2014)

Address: P.O. Box 385, Blantyre, Malawi

Phone: +265 1 637905

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2013.11.21 – ...):Archbishop Thomas Luke Msusa, S.M.M. (54)Archbishop Thomas Luke Msusa, S.M.M. (54)

President of Episcopal Conference of Malawi

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Blantyre (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Thomas Luke Msusa, S.M.M. (54)Archbishop Thomas Luke Msusa, S.M.M. (54)Permalink
(2013.11.21 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Blantyre (Malawi)
President of Episcopal Conference of Malawi

Born:1962.02.02 (Malawi)
Ordained Priest:1996.08.03
Consecrated Bishop:2004.04.17

Bishop of Zomba (Malawi) (2004.01.17 – 2013.11.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Blantyre (Malawi) (2013.11.21 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of Malawi (2015.01.30 – ...)

Archbishop Tarcisius Gervazio Ziyaye (66)Archbishop Tarcisius Gervazio Ziyaye (66)Permalink
(2001.01.23 – 2013.07.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lilongwe (Malawi)

Born:1949.05.19 (Malawi)
Ordained Priest:1977.08.14
Consecrated Bishop:1992.05.23

Titular Bishop of Macon (1991.11.26 – 1993.05.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Dedza (Malawi) (1991.11.26 – 1993.05.04)

Coadjutor Bishop of Lilongwe (Malawi) (1993.05.04 – 1994.11.11)

Bishop of Lilongwe (Malawi) (1994.11.11 – 2001.01.23)

President of Episcopal Conference of Malawi (2000 – 2012.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Blantyre (Malawi) (2001.01.23 – 2013.07.03)

President of Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (2008.07 – 2014.07.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lilongwe (Malawi) (2013.07.03 – ...)

Archbishop James ChionaPermalink
(1967.11.29 – 2001.01.23)

Born:1924 (Malawi)
Ordained Priest:1954.09.12
Consecrated Bishop:1965.03.28
Died:2008.08.18 († 84)

Titular Bishop of Bacanaria (1965.01.11 – 1967.11.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Blantyre (Malawi) (1965.01.11 – 1967.11.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Blantyre (Malawi) (1967.11.29 – 2001.01.23)

President of Episcopal Conference of Malawi (1969 – 1980)

President of Episcopal Conference of Malawi (1984 – 1994)

Archbishop Jan Baptist Hubert Theunissen, S.M.M.Permalink
(1959.04.25 – 1967.10.14)

Cruce et virgine

Born:1905.10.03 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1929.12.01
Consecrated Bishop:1950.03.25
Died:1979.04.09 († 73)

Vicar Apostolic of Shiré (Malawi) (1949.12.25 – 1952.05.15)

Titular Bishop of Giufi (1949.12.25 – 1959.04.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Blantyre (Malawi) (1952.05.15 – 1959.04.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Blantyre (Malawi) (1959.04.25 – 1967.10.14)

President of Episcopal Conference of Malawi (1966 – 1967)

Titular Archbishop of Bavagaliana (1967.10.14 – 1968.12.19)

Titular Archbishop of Skálholt (1968.12.19 – 1979.04.09)

Vicars Apostolic of Blantyre (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jan Baptist Hubert Theunissen, S.M.M. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1952.05.15 – 1959.04.25)

(see above)

Vicars Apostolic of Shiré (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jan Baptist Hubert Theunissen, S.M.M. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1949.12.25 – 1952.05.15)

(see above)

Bishop Louis-Joseph-Marie Auneau, S.M.M.Permalink
(1910.05.09 – 1949)

Born:1876.02.11 (France)
Ordained Priest:1900.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:1910.11.01
Died:1959.11.05 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Cerasus (1910.05.04 – 1959.11.05)

Vicar Apostolic of Shiré (Malawi) (1910.05.09 – 1949)

Bishop Auguste PrézeauPermalink
(1908.04.12 – 1909.12.02)

Born:1871.12.26 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1908.10.04
Died:1909.12.02 († 37)

Prefect Apostolic of Shiré (Malawi) (1903.12.03 – 1908.04.12)

Titular Bishop of Adraha (1908.04.12 – 1909.12.02)

Vicar Apostolic of Shiré (Malawi) (1908.04.12 – 1909.12.02)

Prefects Apostolic of Shiré (Roman Rite)

Fr. Auguste Prézeau (later Bishop)Permalink
(1903.12.03 – 1908.04.12)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2016.04.24

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