In this Day 1st April 2020, His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed The Right Reverend Zolile Peter Mpamabani SCJ as the Archbishop of Bloemfontein. The Archbishop elect has been working as the Bishop of Kokstad since 2013.
Bishop Zolile Mpambani was born in Aliwal North in the Eastern Cape on the 20-02-1957. He was called to Religious Life in the Congregation of the Priests of Sacred Heart, in which he did his final profession on the 28-01-1982, and later he was ordained a priest on the 25-04-1987.
On the 06-05-2013, The Right Reverend Zolile Mpambani SC was appointed Bishop of Kokstad and later on the 03-08-2013 was ordained as the Bishop of Kokstad.
Archbishop elect will be taking the place of Archbishop Jabulani Adatus Nxumalo OMI who will go to his retirement.
The date for the installation of Bishop Zolile Mpambani SCJ as the Archbishop of Bloemfontein will be made known to you.
You are all invited to remember Archbishop Elect in your prayers, during this time of preparation to take a new task in the Church of God.
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