The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) was founded in 1992 and its current Bishop Chair is Rt. Rev. Bishop Joseph Zuza of Mzuzu Diocese. Its National Secretary is Mr. Chris Chisoni.


National Office

Mr. Francis Matita- National Governance Coordinator

Mrs Beatrice Mkanda- Gender and Civic Education Coordinator

Mrs. Violet Chikuta- Departmental Secretary

Diocesan Coordinators

Mr. Aloisious Nthenda- Blantyre Archdiocese

Mr. Peter Chinoko- Lilongwe Diocese

Mr. Anold Msimuko- Mzuzu Diocese

Mr. Joseph Nthondo

Mr. Louis Msiyadungu- Chikwawa Diocese

Miss Pemphero Manyawa- Dedza Diocese

Mr. Bruno Banda- Mangochi Diocese


To promote awareness of human rights, justice and peace in the communities the church serves.


Creation of a God–fearing, just and peaceful Malawian society that promotes integral development and lasting peace that will contribute to the common effort of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi and the whole church.


  1. Promotion of adherence and awareness of human rights.
  2. Promotionof economic justice.
  3. Provision of research and advocacy services.


  1. Parliamentary Liaison Programme (PLP).
  2. Action for Better Service Delivery Project.
  3. Economic Governance Capacity Building and Advocacy Project.
  4. Socio-Economic Justice Project.
  5. Promoting Interaction and Accountability of Elected Political Leaders in Malawi.


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