Bishops with President Chakwera
Bishops with President Chakwera
President Lazarus Chakwera flanked by Archbishop Thomas Luke Msusa of Blantyre (r) and Bishop George Tambala of Zomba. Standing behind them are Diocese of Dedza bishop-elect Fr Peter Chifukwa (r) and Episcopal Conference of Malawi secretary general Fr Henry Saindi

The Episcopal Conference of Malawi officially introduced the newly appointed Bishop of Dedza, Rev Father Peter Adrian Chifukwa to President Chakwera.

President of the Conference, His Grace Bishop Thomas Msusa led the delegation of Bishops who visited Kamuzu Palace to introduce the Bishop-elect to President Chakwera.

Bishop-elect Chifukwa was appointed by the Holy See on 8th May 2021 and replaces Bishop the late Emmanuel Kanyama who was called to glory on 17th February 2018.

In his remarks, His Excellency the President congratulated the Bishop-elect and thanked the Bishops for finding time to see him. He assured the Catholic Church of his support as they continue to minister to the Malawian people.

pictures © State House Malawi

President Lazarus Chakwera with Fr Peter Chifukwa