His Holiness, Pope Francis has appointed today 18th June 2016, Rev. Fr. Valentine Kalumba, O.M.I, 49 as the Bishop of Livingstone.
Fr. Kalumba, O.M.I was ordained priest for the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI) on 22nd October 2005 at Mary Immaculate Parish in Lusaka. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology (Theological Institute, South Africa) and a Diploma in Accountancy (National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA).
Fr. Kalumba, O.M.I has held many offices in his Religious Congregation as Formator (Pre-Novitiate, Lusaka), as Parish Priest (Limulunga, Kalabo), as Parochial Vicar (Kalabo, Shang’ombo in Livingstone) and as Director of Oblate Radio Liseli in Mongu. Currently, Fr. Kalumba, OMI is the Parish Priest of Blessed Mary Theresa in the Diocese of Kabwe and he is also the Vicar of the Delegation of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (O.M.I) here in Zambia.