Most Reverend Sithembele Anton Sipuka, Bishop of Mthatha, Born in Idutywa Eastern Cape, on 27 April, 1960. He did his Primary Education in Butterworth, Mthatha, and later Matriculated in Butterworth in 1979.
He Joined his Priestly Training in St John Vianney Seminary and completed in 1988. In 17 December 1988 he was ordained to Priesthood in the Diocese of Queentown.
From 1989-1991 he was working as a Curate in Qoqodala Parish in Lady Frere, and later in 1991-1992 he was assigned the Parish Priest of Zigudu Parish Cofirmvaba.
On the 08th February 2008 he was appointed the Bishop of Mthatha by Pope Benedict XVI, and later on the 3rd May 2008 he was ordained by his predecessor Bishop Oswald Georg Hirmer as the Bishop of Mthatha.
Presently Bishop Sithembele Anton Sipuka is the President elect of the Southern African Catholic Bishop’s Conference, and the Second Vice President of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM)
He is also the President of the Southern African Catholic Bishop’s Conference. Read More >>