The Holy Father Francis, appointed Fr ZOLILE PETROS MPAMBANI SCJ on 6th of May 2013 as Bishop of Kokstad. Fr Zolile before his appointment was the parish priest of St Francis in Aliwal North, the provincial superior of the Priests of the Sacred Heart (SCJ) and the member of the College of Consultors for the diocese of Aliwal. Born on 20 February 1957 in Umlali, he made his profession on 28 January 1982 and was ordained a priest on 25 April 1987. He has worked in various parishes in the diocese of Aliwal and served in various positions of responsibility in his congregation especially in formation and leadership. The Catholic Church of Kokstad Diocese with joyful hearts announces to all that we have celebrated the ORDINATION to EPISCOPATE of our new BISHOP on 3rd of August 2013 at 10:00 at Kokstad College Grounds. He has had the INGRESS to Cathedral of St Patrick in Kokstad on 4th of August 2013.
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