Archbishop Anthony Mayala of the Archdiocese of Mwanza,
According to the Very Rev. Fr. Pius Rutechura, the Secretary General for the Association of member Episcopal Conferences of Eastern Africa (AMECEA), Archbishop Mayala passed away on
“Actually, these news are coming too fast, for as early as yesterday, the archbishop spent the day in his office and was healthy,” said Fr. Rutechura.
The Secretary General could not immediately confirm the cause of the death, though he said the late bishop was suffering from hypertension.
The late former board member of the Catholic University of Eastern
Fr. Rutechura, who, as the Secretary General of the Tanzania Episcopal Conference, worked with the deceased for six years described the late archbishop as ‘fatherly, caring, and strong believer of unity and togetherness’.
The burial plans are yet to be made.
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