It is with great pleasure to share with you that on February 02, 2014, the Holy Father Pope Francis appointed Rev. Fr. Vincent Mduduzi Zungu, O.F.M., Definitor General for Africa and the Middle East, in Rome as Bishop of the Diocese of Port Elizabeth (South Africa).
Fr. Vincent Mduduzi Zungu, O.F.M., was born on April 28, 1966. He is the son and brother of our Diocese of Eshowe from MBONGOLWANE PARISH. Bishop Elect Vincent Zungu is the second bishop from our diocese and from MBONGOLWANE PARISH. He studied Philosophy and Theology at St. John Vianney Major Seminary, in Pretoria. He entered the Franciscan Order on January 18, 1988. He obtained a Licentiate in Moral Theology at the Catholic University of Strasbourg, France (2001-2005). He was ordained a priest on July 8, 1995.
Since ordination he has served in various pastoral and diocesan roles: 1996-1999: Assistant priest in the Mission of Hardenberg; 2000-2006: Master of Novices and Guardian of the convent of Besters; 2007-2008: Professor of the St. John Vianney Major Seminary, Provincial Vicar and Assistant of the Postulants; 2008-2009: Provincial of the Franciscans in South Africa.
Msgr. Vincent Mduduzi Zungu
Date: 28 June 2014,
Venue: Port Elizabeth
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