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Zacchaeus Okoth, Kenyan archbishop. Decorated Knight of Columbus, Knight of St. George.

Background

Okoth, Zacchaeus was born on July 5, 1942 in Kisumu, Kenya. Son of Henrikus Awuor Lmbo and Christina (Orawo) Awuor.

Education

DPL, St. Thomas A. Seminary, Nairobi, 1968. STB, Gregorian University, Rome, 1969. Licentiate of Sacred Theology, Gregorian University, Rome, 1971.

Career

Lecturer St. Thomas A. Seminary, Nairobi, 1971-1974, dean of philosophy/theology, 1972-1973. Lecturer in African religion Nairobi University, 1972-1973. Rector St. Augustine S. Seminary, Bungoma, 1974-1978.

Bishop of Kisumu Kenya, since 1978. Archbishop of Kisumu Kenya, since 1990. Chairman development department Kenya Catholic Secretariat, Nairobi, 1979-1981.

President, chairman Kenya Episcopal Conference, Nairobi, since 1991.

Connections

father:
Henrikus Awuor Lmbo Awuor

mother:
Christina (Orawo) Awuor