The Catholic Secretariat of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (WCM) has announced the death of Reverend Father Callisto Baluwa of the Society of Montfort Missionaries.
According to a press statement released today and signed by ECM secretary general Father Henry Saindi , the priest was found dead in his room.
“Fr. Baluwa has been found dead in his room today (Wednesday) this afternoon at St. Louis Montfort Catholic Parish in Balaka” reads the statement in part.
Details of funeral arrangements are yet to be known, but currently the body is expected to be taken to College of Medicine in Blantyre for a postmortem.
Baluwa was the first Malawian priest to be in charge of Balaka Parish.