His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed Rev Fr Andrew Ulemu Kaufa, SMM as one of his Consulters in the Dicastery of Communication in the Vatican for five years from 6th September 2022.
Fr Andrew Kaufa, of the Society of Montfort Missionaries (SMM) congregation, is currently the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) Social Communications Coordinator.
Before joining Amecea Secretariat, he served nine years as Director of Luntha Television, a National Catholic TV Station run by Montfort Missionaries in Malawi. Fr. Kaufa also worked as a national Communications Coordinator for the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) between 2013 and 2016. He was instrumental in communications during the preparations and the activities of the AMECEA 18th Plenary Assembly, which was held in Malawi in 2014.
Born in 1969, Fr. Kaufa, who comes from Ganya Parish in Dedza Diocese in Malawi was ordained a priest in July 2000. He holds an MA in Mass Communications and a PhD in Media Management.
Congratulations to Rev Fr Andrew Ulemu Kaufa for your appointment to that office.