Mangochi Men Urged to Spearhead Early Marriage Fight

The clergy have commended the approach by some men in Traditional Authority Makanjira in Mangochi to take lead in ensuring that girls are protected from child or early marriages in the district. The group, which comprises 35 men aged between 25 and 50, is going around the villages in Senior Group Village Makanjira with awareness messages on why it is important to protect the girls from early pregnancies and child marriages. In an interview with Malawi News Agency, Child…

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Mangochi Religious Leaders, Chiefs Embrace 50:50 Campaign

Religious leaders and chiefs in Mangochi have pledged to support the 50:50 campaign ahead of May 2019 tripartite elections saying neither religious teachings nor cultural beliefs stop women from rising to high positions in politics. The leaders made the commitment on Friday and Saturday during panel discussions organized by the 50:50 Campaign Management Agency to discuss whether religion or culture affect women participation in politics. Chairperson for Muslim Association of Malawi (MAM) for the district, Sheikh Fahd Kamsuli, said…

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Archbishop Urges Catholics to Vote

Catholic members in Lilongwe have been advised to view the May 2019 elections a cardinal point of reshaping the future of the country. Archbishop for Lilongwe Archdiocese, Bishop Tarsizius Ziyaye gave the advice Saturday at Area 2 in Lilongwe he opened Bishop Nervi Media Centre. He said as eligible voters they need to be guided on with the Pastoral letter which was released earlier in the year on how to elect a good leader. “Am appealing to you to…

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Church urged to Pray for Leaders

Mvama Church of Central Africa Presbyterian -CCAP church a constituent of Nkhoma Synod has advised its members to pray for their leaders  as one way of being involved in  running the affairs of the nation. Addressing the congregation during Sunday church service on November 4, 2018in Area 49, Lilongwe Resident Minister, Reverend Chrispin Baziwelo Banda said it is the responsibility of Christians to pray for their leaders irrespective of their political affiliation so that the nation develops a conducive…

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Presidential ‘Spiritual Adviser’ Apostle Khoviwa Says Politics Killing the Church

Presidential Advisor on Religious Affairs, Apostle Timothy Khoviwa, on Friday advised religious leaders in Chiradzulu District to avoid being influenced by politicians, saying politics found religion already existing and will remain forever. Khoviwa made the remarks at the boma where Chiradzulu Pastors organized prayers for 2019 tripartite elections and good rains for 2018/19 growing season. Khoviwa said religious leaders have a prophetic role to change things positively. “I feel sorry when politicians are invited to attend prayers and they…

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Catholic Church Engages Faith Community on Elections

Chikwawa Diocese Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) on Thursday brought together various religious leaders to chart the way forward in achieving free and fair elections next year. The religious leaders were drawn from two Lower Shire districts of Chikwawa and Nsanje with support from the Catholic Relief Services through the Episcopal Conference of Malawi. Speaking during the meeting, Pastoral Secretary for Chikwawa Diocese, Fr. Shadreck Malata advised religious leaders to resist any manipulations from politicians in a…

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Mutharika Urge Church to Focus On Development

President Professor Peter Mutharika has encouraged churches in the country to engage in developmental activities which would contribute to national prosperity. Speaking on Sunday during the 2018 Baptist Convention of Malawi Big Sunday in Blantyre, Mutharika said all churches in the country have a huge role to play towards the development of the nation. “We all can make Malawi a great nation. Supporting government is one way of serving God. Churches have done a lot of works like providing…

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God, Son , Holy Spirit Church to Hold Men’s Convention

The God the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit (GOSOHO) International Church will hold its first ever men’s Ministry Convention from November 2 to 4, 2018. The Ministry Convention will held at Kanjedza in Blantyre under the under the theme ‘A Man of Vision’. This comes after the Church held a successful Conference for Women in September, 2018. Founder of the Church, Prophetess Thembi Mary told Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Tuesday that the Church decided to host…

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