The Vicariate of Nyasa was erected on 12th February 1897, including the whole of Malawi. The name Nyasa Vicariate was changed to Likuni on 12th July 1951 and finally, it became Lilongwe on 20th June 1957. It was raised to a status of a Diocese on 25th April 1959. Lilongwe was created a Metropolitan Circumscription on 9th February 2011.
The Archdiocese of Lilongwe covers seven districts of the Central Region of Malawi: Dowa, Kasungu, Lilongwe, Mchinji, Nkhotakota, Ntchisi and Salima.
Archbishop: Most Rev. George Desmond Tambala
Patron: Our Lady of Africa
Feast Day: 20th November
ARCHBISHOP GEORGE TAMBALA OF LILONGWE OPENS THE 46TH PARISH IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF LILONGWE Archbishop Tambala on 19 November, 2022Read More
Communications Office: On the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, the Church in Malawi joined the rest of the Catholic faithfulRead More
“AMECEA NEWS: MALAWI: Archbishop of Lilongwe tells Clergy to Free the Departed” http://amecea.blogspot.com/2022/11/malawi-archbishop-of-lilongwe-tells.html?m=1Read More
Every second Tuesday of November is the Archdiocesan day for prayers dedicated to the departed clergy and the ReligiousRead More
4 Nov. 2022 By Sam Kalimba The Catholic Sisters from around Africa have been called on to sustain their identitiesRead More
By: Grace Kapatuka, Association of Catholic Journalists (ACJ) The Catholic Church in the country will on November 13, 2022 joinRead More
Staff Writer Radio Alinafe this year has clocked 20 since it began broadcasting. The Radio was established to respond toRead More
The 45th parish in the Archdiocese of Lilongwe has been opened. Archbishop George Tambala opened the 45th parish of MaulaRead More
By Fr. Louis Chikanya, 28 August, 2022 Archbishop George Tambala of the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Lilongwe on 27Read More