Vale Bernard Malango



With great sadness, I announce the death of Archbishop Dr Bernard Amos Malango who was retired Archbishop of the Province of Central Africa (Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, and Malawi).

He died peacefully on 30 October 2021 after long illness.

Archbishop Malango was born on 12 January 1943 in Ntchisi. He was ordained Priest on 23 July 1972; and appointed Bishop of Northern Zambia in 1988.

In 2000,he was appointed Archbishop of the Province of Central Africa (Botswana, Malawi,Zambia, and Zimbabwe) and retired in September 2006. He was appointed first Bishop of the Diocese of Uppershire in 2002 and later in 2003, he was enthroned Bishop of Uppershire.

Archbishop Malango also served as Chairman of NAC andCommissioner of Malawi Electoral Commission.On behalf of the Anglican Council in Malawi, I offer my sympathies and prayers for the late Archbishop’s family, to the priests, religious, friends and the faithful whose lives he touched throughout his years of priestly and episcopal ministry.

Details of the Funeral Programme will be announced in due course.

May his soul rest in peace and rise in glory.

The Rt Rev. Alinafe Kalemba, Bishop of Southern Malawi

Chairman of the Anglican Council of Malawi