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Rt Rev Montfort Stima
Bishop of the Diocese of Mangochi
The Right Reverend Montfort Stima (DP) was ordained a priest on 3rd August 1986 at Limbe Cathedral in Blantyre. His Holiness Pope Francis appointed him Bishop of Mangochi Diocese on 6th December 2013.
Diocese of Mangochi
The Fort Johnston Apostolic prefecture was erected on 29th May 1969. By then it covered the then Fort Johnston and the larger part of Kasupe (Machinga) District North of Shire River. It was entrusted to the Italian Montfort Missionaries. The late Right Reverend Bishop Alessandro Assolari was appointed first Prefect Apostolic on 18th October 1969. The Prefecture Apostolic was then erected into a Diocese on 17th September 1973. Mangochi Diocese covers the area of Mangochi, Balaka and part of Machinga Districts.