Rt. Rev. Moses Hamungole Bishop of Monze
•Born on 1st May, 1967 in Kafue town of Lusaka Archdiocese
•Ordained priest for the Archdiocese of Lusaka on 06th August, 1994
•Appointed Bishop of Monze Diocese on 10th February 2014 and ordained Bishop on 3rd May, 2014 by Bishop Emilio Patriaca
Bishop Moses Hamungole started his junior secondary school at Kafue Boys but completed his senior secondary school education, in 1986, at Mukasa minor seminary school in Choma. In 1987, he was accepted to study philosophy and start his priestly studies at St. Augustine’s Major Seminary in Mpima, Kabwe. Later, in 1990, he proceeded to St. Dominic’s Major seminary in Lusaka for pastoral and Theological studies. He graduated with a degree in Theology in 1994.
Bishop Hamungole was ordained diocesan priest for the Archdiocese of Lusaka on 6 August 1994, and after his ordination, he worked as an assistant Parish Priest in Lusaka and Kabwe before being appointed to the then Yatsani TV Production studios (now CMS-TV Production studios) as studio manager, in 1997. Two years later, he proceeded to study at the Gregorian University in Rome where, in 2002, he graduated with a Licentiate in Social Science. He has worked as the Director of English Service-Africa and Kiswahili radio programmes at the Vatican Radio in Rome, Italy.
Bishop Hamungole has also worked at AMECEA secretariat as Secretary of social communications in Nairobi, Kenya between 2002 and 2009. During this time he was also President of SIGNIS Africa. (SIGNIS is the world association of Catholic communicators).