Today 29th of June 2018, His grace Archbishop Dr. Alick Banda received the Pallium from Pope Francis in the Vatican. This event took place during Mass at st. Peter’s Square on the solemnity of saints Peter and Paul.
The Pallium that was given to Archbishop, Dr. Alick Banda is an ecclesiastical vestment in the roman catholic church.
It was originally peculiar to the pope but for many centuries it was bestowed by him on metropolitan and primates as a symbol of the jurisdiction delegated to the by the Holy See.
Faithful Catholics from the Archdiocese of Lusaka, Ndola Diocese as well as other counties traveled to Rome to witness this important event.