Bishops, in union with and in subordination to the Pope, serve the people of their own dioceses with ordinary jurisdiction and authority. They also have, in collegiate manner with the Pope and with each other, concern and efforts for the general welfare of the whole Church. The Zimbabwean Bishops form, as their coordinating body, the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (ZCBC), which was constituted by Roman Decree on 1 October 1969.
Archbishop Robert Ndlovu
Archbishop Ndlovu is the head of the Archdiocese of Harare.
He was ordained Bishop of Hwange on 9 May 1999, appointed Archbishop of Harare on 10 June 2004 and installed Archbishop of Harare on 21 August 2004.
He is the current President of the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops Conference and Chairman of the National Marriage Tribunal.
On 28 May 2016 he was appointed Bishop of Mutare and on 27 Aug 2016 ordained. Bishop Horan is of the Carmelite Congregation.
He is the Chairman of the Social Communications Commission and Commission for Ecumenism and Inter-religious Dialogue. Bishop Horan is the Secretary and Treasurer of the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference.
Bishop Emeritus Scholz Dieter
Dieter B. Scholz SJ was appointed as the Bishop of Chinhoyi by Pope Benedict XVI on 7 March 2006 and was ordained on 2 September 2006. He retired on 17 Feb 2016.
Bishop José Alberto Serrano
Bishop Alberto Serrano was appointed bishop of Hwange on 5 December 2006 and was installed on 3 February 2007.
He serves as a Chairman of the Commission for Evangelisation and Catechesis, The Pastoral Centre, Commission for Liturgy and Worship.
Michael Dixon Bhasera
Bishop Bhasera was appointed the first Bishop of Masvingo on 9 February 1999 and was installed on 24 April 1999. Before the creation of Masvingo Diocese he was the Bishop of Gokwe Diocese since 19 October 1991.
Bishop Bhasera is the Chairman for the Marriage and Family Commission, Theology and Canon Law. He also serves as the Apostolic Administrator for the Diocese of Gweru.
Alex Thomas Kaliyanil
Archbishop Alex Thomas Kaliyanil
Archbishop Alex Thomas is the Archbishop of Bulawayo.
He is a member of the Divine Word Missionaries from India and was appointed Archbishop on 20 June 2009, ordained and installed at Bulawayo on 12 September 2009.
He is the Vice President of the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference and Chairman of Caritas Zimbabwe, Refugees, Migrants, Health Commission, and HIV and AIDS Desk.
Bishop of Chinhoyi Diocese.
Appointed 30 December 2017 by His Holiness Pope Francis, Biushop Mupandasekwa was ordained on 7 April 2018 at Chinhoyi University of Technology.
Prior to his appointment, Bishop Mupandasekwa was the Regional Superior of the Redemptorist Congregation in Zimbabwe.
Bishop Mupandasekwa is the Chairman for Commission for Clergy, Religious and Vocations and the Pontifical Mission Societies.