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Africa is happy and grateful for this 4th apostolic visit of the Holy Father to the continent

He came as a pontiff and left words that mark out the path that the Catholic Church in Africa must follow henceforward for the years to come

In Gratitude to the Holy Father, Pope Francis, Joy and deep gratitude are the feelings of the African people after the historic visit of the Holy Father, Pope Francis. Africa is happy and grateful for this 4th apostolic visit of the Holy Father to the continent. In fact, through his visit…

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First Working Session of the African Continental Synodal Team Held in Accra-Ghana

The working session was facilitated by Fr Giacomo Costa SJ, a member of the General Secretariat of the Synod at the Vatican and supported by Dr Philomena Mwaura

The First Phase of the 3-Day Working Session of the African Continental Synodal working group of experts of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) (www.SECAM.org) ended in Accra on December 9 2022 with 25 participants from across the Continent of Africa and its Islands having gone…

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Continental Synodal Team Meeting

The meeting, which is the first of two meetings is to enable the Church in Africa pray, listen and discern on the Document for the Continental Synodality (DSC)

The Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) (www.SECAM.org), in collaboration with the African Synodality Initiative (ASI), has gathered members of the African Continental Synodal Team from 6th to 9th December, 2022 in Accra, Ghana. The meeting, which is the first of two meetings is to enable the…

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Statement on the Passing of His Eminence Richard Kuuia Cardinal BAAWOBR, President of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa, and Madagascar (SECAM)

His Eminence, President Richard, who was born in 1959 in Ghana, held positions of substantial responsibility in the Church

On behalf of the members of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) (www.SECAM.org), I would like to, with great sorrow and pain while, at the same time, with the hope of the resurrection, announce that His Eminence Richard Kuuia Cardinal BAAWOBR, President of SECAM, rendered his…

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The Catholic Church in Africa is single most impactful institution in Africa.

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Message of the 19th Plenary Assembly of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM)

SECAM is the organ of pastoral solidarity for the Church in Africa and Madagascar

The 19th Plenary Assembly of the SYMPOSIUM OF EPISCOPAL CONFERENCES OF AFRICA AND MADAGASCAR (SECAM) (www.SECAM.org) took place from July 25 to August 1, 2022 in Accra, Ghana on the theme: “Ownership of SECAM: Security and Migration in Africa and the Islands.” At the end of this plenary assembly, having…

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The Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa, and Madagascar (SECAM) (www.SECAM.org), the association of Catholic Bishops of Africa, Madagascar, and the Islands, has elected His Eminence Richard Kuuia Baawobr of Ghana as its new President. His Eminence Richard Kuuia Baawobr is now the highest-ranking member of the Roman Catholic Church…

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The Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa, and Madagascar (SECAM) (www.SECAM.org), the association of Catholic Bishops of Africa, Madagascar, and the Islands, has elected His Eminence Richard Kuuia Baawobr of Ghana as its new President. His Eminence Richard Kuuia Baawobr is now the highest-ranking member of the Roman Catholic Church…