Today, 3rd July 2020, Rt. Rev. Benjamin Phiri, the Auxiliary Bishop of Chipata, has been appointed as the New Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Ndola. Rt. Rev. Benjamin Phiri, was ordained a priest on 14th September 1986. On 15th January 2011, the Holy Father Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI appointed him Auxiliary Bishop of Chipata and at the same time Titular Bishop of Nachingwea, Tanzania. The announcement was made by His Grace Archbishop Dr. Alick Banda who remains the Apostolic Administrator of Ndola Diocese until the Installation Of the new Bishop.