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Bishop Chama of Kasama elected President of Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops

General News Bishop Chama of Kasama elected President of Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops

Catholic Bishops in Zambia have elected Most Rev. Ignatius Chama, Archbishop of Kasama as the president of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Most Rev. Ignatius Chama takes over from Bishop George Lungu who was elected president in 2018.

Most Rev. Ignatius Chama who has been Vice President was elected at the just ended ZCCB Extended Executive Meeting held on 4th May, 2021 at Kapingila ZCCB House in Lusaka.

Rt. Rev. Charles Kasonde, Bishop of Solwezi is now the Vice President and Staffing Committee member.

ZCCB Secretary General Fr. Cleophas Lungu has made the announcement in a memorandum addressed to The Apostolic Nunciature, Local Ordinaries, ZCCB Staff, ZCCB Institutions, Zambia Association of Sisterhoods, Associations Religious Men in Zambia, Association of Zambia Diocesan Catholic Clergy and all the Catholic Faithful.

Other Bishops elected to the ZCCB Executive Board are: Most Rev. Dr. Alick Banda of Lusaka Archdiocese, Rt. Rev. Patrick Chisanga, OFM. Conv., Bishop of Mansa and Rt. Rev. Dr. Benjamini Phiri, Bishop of Ndola.

The alternate member is Rt. Rev. Evans Chinyemba, OMI, Bishop of Mongu.


  1. Congratulations!…. i love my church we are never compromised. At least NOT ba Alick Banda.

  2. Congratulations.ensure you ask your church members to vote in August. You know which party is the best and which cares for this country. We are sure you won’t waste vote on the party which shuns national prayers

    Everyone is asking where I am. I am busy preparing for elections. Am on the ground you people. This is my busiest time, when I work so hard to ensure PF victory for our people. Bare with me.

  3. I still do not understand how a white man on a boat managed to convince us that the son of God does not look like us, mwebantu why have we allowed the white man to brain wash us? is it because we are weak? They did not managed to brainwash the Chinese.

  4. Bishop Alick BANDA, Bishop PHIRI, Bishop LUNGU Bishop CHISANGA, Bishop CHAMA, Bishop MPUNDU……….???? Are you seeing what I am seeing?
    People who live in glass Houses should not throw stones.

  5. #6: I’m seeing exactly what you’re seeing, not different from some political appointments made by some known person.

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