Archbishop Msusa elected vice chair  of AMECEA

The Executive Board of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) on  25 September 2014 elected His Grace Thomas Luke Msusa, Archbishop of Blantyre, Malawi the Vice Chairman of the association.

According to the AMECEA statutes, the election of the Vice Chairman is done during the first Executive Board meeting after the Plenary Assembly.

Bishop Msusa

Bishop Msusa

Archbishop Msusa, by the virtue of his position as Vice Chairman, becomes the AMECEA Delegate in the Standing Committee of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM).

Msusa was born on February 2, 1962 at Iba village in Mangochi district. He was ordained priest on August 3, 1996 at St Augustine Cathedral in Mangochi Diocese. He was appointedBishop of Zomba Diocese on January 16, 2004 and was consecrated a bishop on April 17, 2004.

On 21st November 2013, the Holy Father Pope Francis appointed him Archbishop of Blantyre and he was installed Archbishop of Blantyre on 8th February 2014.

The Executive Board also elected Rt Rev Phillip Anyolo, Bishop of Homa Bay (Kenya) as the Chairman of Pastoral department.

Rt. Rev. Joseph Ziwa Bishop of Kiyinda-Mityana (Uganda) becomes the new Chairman for Justice and Peace, a position that was previously held by Rt. Rev. Martin Mtumbuka, Bishop of Karonga (Malawi).

In his homily during holy Mass at the secretariat, the Vice Chairman commended the secretariat staff for their dedication, commitment and hard work which yielded good fruits over the years.

“During the last AMECEA Plenary in Malawi, all the logistics, all the good things that happened there were because of this place,” he said adding that “Behind all these successful Bishops of AMECEA there are people who are working day and night to ensure that things turn out right; thank you so much,” he said.

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9 thoughts on “Archbishop Msusa elected vice chair  of AMECEA”

  1. Zabwino zonse a Thomas Nsusa posankhidwa paudindowu,Ndine wakatolika koma tikatengera pa nkhan za ndale, aaaa, akuluwa nga Dpp,ma ulaliki awo omwe ndakhala ndikuusatira amanena zoyamikira chipan cha Dpp chokhachokha,so ansusa pamene mukuyang’ana zabwino ziwaninso kut pali zoipa zomwe zikuphinja amalawi.

  2. ARCH-ANGEL says:


  3. Ingwina Sya Karonga SC says:

    Congrants Bishop gwirani Ntchito mwa toto Moyo.

  4. Benedict Chakhame says:

    Ambuye Msusa tikufunirani zabwino zonnse Ambuye apitilidze kukudalitsani pomwe mukutsogolera nkhosa zanufe. The Church feel blessed.

  5. Semu says:

    Zabwino zonse, Rt Reverend.

    We are all ready to assist you when you need us to make your office a success. Your success is our success as a nation.

  6. Mbanangwa says:

    I am a devout Christian, I wish you well, but write another pastoral letter on nepotism.

    1. kholophethe says:

      It is your silence on issues of national importance that is making Malawi a decaying nation. If it were not for you Catholic Bishops, Malawi would be different. You are promoting nepotism, regionalism and tribalism. What do you benefit when you allow such things. Malawi is being destroyed under your watch.

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