New Metropolitan Archbishop of Lusaka.
Resignation of bishop of Lusaka, Zambia and appointment of successor
The Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the archdiocese of Lusaka, Zambia, presented by H.E. Msgr. Telesphore George Mpundu.
The Pope has appointed as archbishop of the same see H.E. Msgr. Alick Banda, currently Bishop of Ndola.
The Apostolic Nunciature in Zambia informs that the Holy Father Pope Francis has appointed the Right Reverend Bishop Alick Banda, as Metropolitan Archbishop of Lusaka.
The announcement was made today, Tuesday 30th January, 2018 at 13:00 hrs in the Vatican City.
His Grace Most Reverend Teleshpore George Mpundu, Archbishop of Lusaka, remains in charge of Archdiocese as Apostolic Administrator until the new Archbishop take possession of the Episcopal See of Lusaka.