The Tanzania Episcopal Conference has held elections to choose a new executive that will steer activities of the Bishops for the next three years, till June 2024.
Sarah Pelaji, Tanzania Episcopal Conference – Dar es Salaam.
A statement issued by the office of the Secretary General of the Tanzania Episcopal Conference (TEC) over the weekend, announced that at their 77th plenary assembly held at the Catholic Secretariat, Kurasini in Dar es Salaam recently, the Bishops of Tanzania held elections to elect new office bearers.
The Bishops re-elected Archbishop Gervas Nyaisonga of the Archdiocese of Mbeya as President of the Conference for a second term of three years.
They also re-elected Bishop Flavian Kassala, of the Catholic Diocese of Geita, as Vice President.
TEC – Catholic Secretariat
The Bishops also re-appointed Father Dr Charles Kitima as the Secretary General of TEC for another three years. Father Chesco Msaga C.PP.S., was also appointed as the new Deputy Secretary General for a similar period.
Father Chesco is the substantive Director of the Communications Directorate of the Bishops’ Conference.