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Bishop Montfort Stima

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.

News Updates from the Diocese

TEACHING BY DOING!

Teaching by doing! Mangochi Interfaith Environmental Committee had a clean up exercise at Mangochi district hospital. Religious leaders came together to sweep and slash within the premises of the hospital....

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DOUBLE CELEBRATION AT MANGOCHI CATHEDRAL

A double celebration took place at Mangochi cathedral  today, whereby vocations Sunday was celebrated and the winner of Mira Daihatsu vehicle from the recent raffle draw gave it back to...

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BROTHER MPHATSO LIGNOT LAID TO REST

Brother Mphatso Lignot, a catholic seminarian who was coming from Masuku Parish, Diocese of Mangochi passed on 14th April 2021 after being found dead in his room.  He was a...

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Contact Info

Bishop’s House
P.O. Box 44
MANGOCHI,
Malawi.
Tel: (+265 01 594 462
Fax: (+265) 01 594 676
Mobile: (+265) 9 95 328 260/888 124 835
Email:  mangochidiocese@malawi.net 
/ communicationsmhdiocese@gmail.com