Pope Francis appoints Montfort Stima as Bishop of Mangochi Diocese
The Apostolic Nunciature (Vatican Embassy) in Malawi is pleased to announce that His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed Right Reverend Montfort Stima, hitherto Auxiliary Bishop of Blantyre, to Mangochi Diocese.
The Right Reverend Montfort Stima, currently Diocesan Administrator of the Archdiocese of Blantyre, remains in charge of the Archdiocese up until Rt. Rev. Thomas Msusa will take possession of the Archiepiscopal See of Blantyre.
Rt. Reverend Montfort Stima hails from Khomera Village, TA Dambe, Mwanza, Neno. He was born on 27th December 1957; ordained a priest on 3rd August 1986 at Limbe Cathedral; appointed auxiliary bishop of the archdiocese of Blantyre on 24 January 2010.
Lilongwe, 6 December 2013