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Members of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM).

Bishops in Malawi declare ‘blessings for same-sex unions of any kind are not permitted’

Dec 20, 2023

By ACI Africa

Bishops in Malawi have prohibited the implementation of the Vatican declaration on the blessing of “same-sex couples” and couples in... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square on Feb. 26, 2020.

Catholic bishops in southern Africa thank Pope Francis for 300,000 euro donation

Aug 20, 2020

The bishops’ conferences of Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Malawi thanked Pope Francis last week for his gift of 300,000 euros to... Read more

Wedding bands.

Amid rising divorce rates, Malawi bishops hold marriage conference

Aug 12, 2017

Divorce rates in Malawi have increased in the past few years, leading the local Catholic Church to emphasize the importance... Read more

Catholic media representatives at a January 2015 workshop in Lilongwe, Malawi.

Malawi's government encourages local Catholic media

Aug 3, 2017

Mawali's information, communication and technology ministry praised the country's Catholic media this week for their evangelization efforts as part of... Read more

How a Malawi bishop argues against abortion

Nov 11, 2016

St. Joseph the Worker’s care for the infant Jesus is the model for opponents of an abortion bill in Malawi.  Read more

Part of the Langer Heinrich Uranium Mine in southern Africa, October 2007.

In Malawi, Catholic leaders aim to help corporations be responsible

Jul 19, 2016

Amid Malawi’s booming industry in mineral extraction, the country’s Catholic bishops and NGO partners hope corporations will help the wider... Read more


With Albino killings on the rise, Malawi's bishops speak out

May 25, 2016

Amid increased violence against albinos in the southeastern African nation of Malawi, the bishops' justice and peace commission has condemned... Read more


'Every person is precious' – Malawi’s bishops respond to pro-abortion push

Mar 17, 2016

Malawi’s bishops on Sunday released a pastoral statement on the Year of Mercy, Catholic social teaching, and its relevance for... Read more

Archbishop Thomas Msusa of Blantyre and Bishop Martin Mtumbuka of Karonga distribute food to flood victims in Malawi's Thyolo district, March 10, 2015.

Malawian bishops visit flooded areas, showing solidarity and delivering aid

Mar 11, 2015

Malawi's bishops are making solidarity visits to areas in the country's southern and central regions to deliver aid items collected... Read more

Partipants at the Catholic media communicators workshop in Lilongwe, Malawi, Jan. 13, 2015.

Malawian bishops commit to spreading the Gospel with new media

Jan 28, 2015

A national symposium of Catholic communicators set out to explore pathways in new media to build unity in Malawi and... Read more

Bishop Zuza of Mzuzu, who died Jan. 15 in a car accident in Malawi.

Malawi's Bishop Joseph Zuza dies in car accident

Jan 15, 2015

Catholics in Malawi are mourning the death of Bishop Joseph Mukasa Zuza of Mzuzu, who died in a car crash... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during his Wednesday general audience on June 18, 2014.

Pope commends Malawians' pledge to family despite obstacles

Nov 7, 2014

Addressing the bishops from the southeast African nation of Malawi on Thursday, Pope Francis noted his gratitude to their people... Read more