By Our Reporter.
The Episcopal Conference of Malawi has announced the death of Archbishop Tarcisius Ziyaye of the Lilongwe Catholic Archdiocese.
In a press statement signed by Episcopal Conference of Malawi secretary general Father Henry Saindi, the Archbishop died this morning in Namibia where he was receiving treatment.
The statement further say details of the funeral arrangement will be made available later.
The Most Reverend Tarcizio Gervazio Ziyaye, DP, was born on 19th May, 1949 at Khombe Village, Ludzi Parish, Mchinji District. He was ordained priest on 14th August, 1977.
Archbishop Ziyaye was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Dedza on 21st January, 1992 and consecrated on 23rd May, 1992 at Bembeke. On 29th May, 1993, he was appointed coadjutor Bishop of Lilongwe. On 29th November 1994, he was appointed Bishop of Lilongwe.
He was appointed Archbishop of Blantyre on 15th February, 2001. On 5th July 2013, he was appointed Archbishop of Lilongwe and was installed on 21st September.