Episcopal Conference of Malawi

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The local assembly of bishops is the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (Episcopal Conference of Malawi, ECM), established in 1966. Constituent bodies of the ECM are: the plenary assembly of bishops, the Catholic Secretariat and six committees (Catholic development, justice and peace, education, health, pastoral care and communications). The ECM is a member of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) and Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM).

List of Presidents of the Bishops' Conference:

1966–1967: John Baptist Hubert Theunissen, Archbishop of Blantyre

1969–1980: James Chiona, Archbishop of Blantyre

1980–1984: Felix Eugenio Mkhori, Bishop of Chikwawa

1984–1994: James Chiona, Archbishop of Blantyre

1994–2000: Felix Eugenio Mkhori, Bishop of Chikwawa

2000–present: Tarcisius Gervazio Ziyaye, Bishop of Lilongwe and Archbishop of Blantyre

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