Catholic Bishops in Zambia have re-elected outspoken Archbishop Telesphore George Mpundu as President of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Rev. Fr. Winfield Kunda the ZCCB Communications Director said in a statement to the media that the Archbishop was re-elected during the Plenary meeting held last week in Lusaka.
“Archbishop Mpundu was re-elected during the ZCCB Plenary Meeting held from 6th to 11th November 2017 at Kapingila ZCCB House in Lusaka.
“Rt Rev. George Lungu of Chipata Diocese is the new ZCCB Vice President taking over from Bishop Alick Banda of Ndola Diocese.
“Other Bishops elected to the ZCCB Executive Board are: Most Rev. Ignatius Chama of Kasama Archdiocese, Rt Rev. Alick Banda of Ndola Diocese, Rt Rev. Evans Chinyama Chinyemba, OMI, of Mongu Diocese, while Rt Rev. Charles Kasonde of Solwezi Diocese is the alternative member,” he said.
Mr Kunda further explaines that the ZCCB Conference consists of 11 Diocesan Bishops and one Auxiliary Bishop who he said are in charge of all catholic dioceses in Zambia.