The Catholic Bishops of Zambia have appointed Rev. Fr. Francis Katongo Mukosa of Ndola Diocese as the new Secretary General of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB).
Fr. Mukosa’s appointment comes after the demise of Fr. Kennedy Seketa who was to replace Fr Cleophas Lungu whose term of contract ended in June 2021.
Fr. Mukosa is currently Director of Social Programmes and projects, Associate Juridical Vicar, Member/overseer of the Diocesan Education Commission and Acting Vicar General for the Catholic Diocese of Ndola.
In a memorandum signed by ZCCB Acting Secretary General Fr. Cornelius Chibamba, ZCCB President Most Rev. Ignatius Chama has since conveyed his congratulations to the newly appointed ZCCB Secretary General and wished him God’s blessings and success in the management of the Catholic Secretariat.
Fr. Mukosa’s appointment is effective August 17, 2021. However, he is expected to report for work on 1st September 2021.
Ordained priest on 13th May 1999, in the Archdiocese of Douala, Cameroon, by Cardinal Christian Tumi, Fr. Mukosa served as a priest in the Archdiocese of Douala, Cameroon from 1999 to 2010.
He came back to Zambia in 2010 and he has since served as Parish Priest as well as Director of Social Programmes in the Diocese of Ndola to date.
Fr Mukosa has a licence in Canon Law (Church Law). END