Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops' Conference

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The country's Catholic bishops met in the Conference of Catholic Bishops of Zimbabwe (Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops' Conference, ZCBC), established by the Holy See on October 1, 1969. The statutes of the Conference were approved on March 25, 1981.

The ZCBC is a member of the Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) and Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM).

The primary objective of the ZCBC to promote solidarity among the bishops of Zimbabwe, and promotion of self-sufficiency among each of the dioceses.

List of Presidents of the Bishops' Conference:

1970-1972: Donal Raymond Lamont, Bishop of Mutare

1972-1974: Aloysius Haene, Bishop of Gweru

1974-1975: Ignacio Prieto Vega, Bishop of Hwange

1975-1977: Ernst Heinrich Karlen, Archbishop of Bulawayo

1977-1984: Patrick Fani Chakaipa, Archbishop of Harare

1984-1987: Wunganayi Chiginya Tobias, Bishop of Gweru

1987-1990: Alexio Churu Muchabaiwa, Bishop of Mutare

1990-1994: Helmut Reckter, Bishop of Chinhoyi

1994-1998: Francis Xavier Mugadzi, Bishop of Gweru

1998-2002: Alexio Churu Muchabaiwa, Bishop of Mutare

2002-2006: Michael Dixon Bhasera, Bishop of Masvingo

2006-2011: Robert Christopher Ndlovu, Archbishop of Harare

2011 - ... : Ángel Martínez Floro, Bishop of Gokwe

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