His Holiness, Pope Francis has appointed Rev Fr. Peter Adrian Chifukwa as Bishop of Dedza Diocese. The announcement has been made today, the 8th May 2021 at 12:00pm at the Vatican City.
The Bishop-elect was born on 27th August 1973 and ordained a priest on the 12th of June, 2004. He has served in several capacities including Parish Priest at Ganya parish (2005-2007) and Bishop’s Secretary (2010-2011). From 2007 to 2010 Fr Chifukwa studied canon law at the Catholic University of East Africa in Nairobi. He is currently Rector at St. Kizito Minor Seminary (2011-2021), Judicial Vicar (2010-2021) and Chaplain to the Presentation Sisters (2010-2021).