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Diocese of

Zomba

Malawi Malawi

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,232 km²

Population: 236,532 Catholics (27.2% of 871,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Blantyre

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Sacred Heart of Jesus

Statistics: 15 parishes, 1 mission, 51 priests (50 diocesan, 1 religious), 54 lay religious (5 brothers, 49 sisters), 27 seminarians (2015)

Address: P.O. Box 115, Zomba, Malawi

Phone: +265 1 515324

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.10.15 – ...):Bishop George Desmond Tambala, O.C.D. (49)Bishop George Desmond Tambala, O.C.D. (49)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Zomba (Roman Rite)

Bishop George Desmond Tambala, O.C.D. (49)Bishop George Desmond Tambala, O.C.D. (49)Permalink
(2015.10.15 – ...)

Bishop of Zomba (Malawi)

Born:1968.11.11 (Malawi)
Ordained Priest:1996.04.13
Consecrated Bishop:2016.01.30

Bishop of Zomba (Malawi) (2015.10.15 – ...)

Archbishop Thomas Luke Msusa, S.M.M. (56)Bishop Thomas Luke Msusa, S.M.M. (56) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2004.01.17 – 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 – ...)

Bishop Allan Chamgwera (90)Bishop Allan Chamgwera (90)Permalink
(1981.02.12 – 2004.01.17)

Bishop emeritus of Zomba (Malawi)

Born:1928.04.30 (Malawi)
Ordained Priest:1957.09.07
Consecrated Bishop:1981.05.31

Bishop of Zomba (Malawi) (1981.02.12 – 2004.01.17)

Bishop Matthias A. ChimolePermalink
(1970.09.21 – 1979.12.20)

Born:1916 (Malawi)
Ordained Priest:1947.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1970.12.13
Died:2005.11.18 († 89)

Bishop of Zomba (Malawi) (1970.09.21 – 1979.12.20)

Bishop of Lilongwe (Malawi) (1979.12.20 – 1994.11.11)

Bishop Lawrence Pullen Hardman, S.M.M.Permalink
(1959.04.25 – 1970.09.21)

Born:1909.12.08 (England)
Ordained Priest:1938.03.12
Consecrated Bishop:1952.09.07
Died:1996.03.24 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Attanasus (1952.05.15 – 1959.04.25)

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

Bishop of Zomba (Malawi) (1959.04.25 – 1970.09.21)

Titular Bishop of Cenculiana (1970.09.21 – 1971.04.06)

Vicars Apostolic of Zomba (Roman Rite)

Bishop Lawrence Pullen Hardman, S.M.M.Permalink
(1952.05.15 – 1959.04.25)

(see above)


as of 2018.11.07

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