July 29, 2019

Message from the18th Plenary Assembly and Golden Jubilee of SECAM  

The 18th Plenary Assembly and Golden Jubilee of SECAM   MESSAGE   “That they may know Christ and have life in abundance” (Jn 17:3; 10:10). The […]
July 27, 2019

CARDINAL OUÉDRAOGO, ARCHBISHOP OF OUAGADOUGOU ELECTED SECAM PRESIDENT

His Eminence Philippe Nakellentuba Cardinal Ouédraogo, Archbishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria Consolatrice al Tiburtino has been elected President of the Symposium […]
July 25, 2019

SECAM’s Plenary Assembly enters day 5

The 18th Plenary Assembly of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) has entered its fifth day as the open workshop ended on […]
July 24, 2019

SECAM PLENARY OPENS IN KAMPALA

The Archbishop of Lubango (Angola) and the President of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) Most Rev. Gabriel MBILINGI, CSSp, has opened […]
July 23, 2019

SECAM Delegates reflect on the Church In Africa as Family

The SECAM delegates who have gathered at Munyoyo Speke Resort and Conference Centre, have on 22 July, entered into study sessions in order to appreciate the […]
July 23, 2019

African Bishops to build fraternity rooted in solidarity and unity

The Vatican Secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, Most Rev.  Protase Rugambwa has urged African Bishops to promote a spirit of solidarity and […]
July 23, 2019

Partners happy with SECAM and pledge continued support

Representatives from partner organizations at the 18th SECAM Plenary Assembly and Golden Jubilee have lauded African Bishops for the tremendous work both in evangelization and human […]
July 23, 2019

Museveni Welcomes SECAM Delegates, Calls for Reflection on People’s Welfare

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of the Republic of Uganda has urged Church leaders in Africa to pay attention to both the spiritual and social welfare of […]
July 23, 2019

AFRICA HAS EVERY REASON TO CELEBRATE – ARCHBISHOP PALMER-BUCKLE

Fifty years ago, African Bishops chose to come together in the spirit of collaboration and solidarity under the umbrella of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of […]
July 15, 2019

 SECAM SET FOR 18TH PLENARY ASSEMBLY AND GOLDEN JUBILEE

15th July, 2019   News Release  SECAM SET FOR 18TH PLENARY ASSEMBLY AND GOLDEN JUBILEE All is set for the 18th Plenary Assembly and Golden Jubilee […]
June 4, 2019

EPISCOPAL EVENTS IN AFRICA FOR MAY 2019 

Date Name Designation Country Activity 4th May 2019 John Alphonse Asiedu, S.V.D. Vicar Apostolic of Donkorkrom Ghana Ordained Bishop 8th May 2019 Gianfranco Gallone Apostolic Nuncio […]
June 4, 2019

Involve Laity in SECAM’s mission

Delegates at the just ended two-day International Seminar on SECAM’s 50th anniversary in Yaoundé, Cameroon, have called for a greater involvement of the Laity in the […]
June 3, 2019

Caritas Africa adopts Action Plan

Caritas Africa has ended its 9th Regional Conference aimed at strengthening its commitment to the fight against poverty and the promotion of good governance.  The Conference […]
June 3, 2019

RECOWA/CERAO URGED TO FULLY PARTICIPATE IN SECAM JUBILEE

The President of SECAM and Archbishop of Lubango, Angola, Most Rev. Gabriel Mbilingi has invited Bishops of the Regional Episcopal Conferences of West Africa (RECOWA-CERAO) to […]
June 3, 2019

JPDC Governance Working Group meets in Accra

The Governance Working Group of the Justice, Peace and Development Commission (JPDC) of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) met in Accra […]
June 3, 2019

Throwing away food is like throwing away people – Pope

Pope Francis has condemned food waste, saying throwing away food is like throwing away people. He said “it is scandalous today not to notice how precious […]
June 3, 2019

Pope encourages missionaries in Africa

Pope Francis has applauded African-based missionaries for their efforts to show compassion to the continent’s most vulnerable. The Pope said this when he received members of […]
June 3, 2019

SECAM’s Environmental toolkit in the offing

The Justice, Peace and Development Commission (JPDC) of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) is in the process of developing a new […]
June 3, 2019

Religions for Peace Holds Consultation Meeting in Kampala

The African Council of Religious Leaders (ACRL) also known as Religions for Peace (RfP) held its Regional Consultation and Validation Meeting in Kampala-Uganda from 6-8 May […]
June 3, 2019

Paris Catholic Institute celebrates SECAM @ 50

The Faculty of Theology and Religious Sciences of the Catholic Institute of Paris (ICP) organized a special meeting to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Symposium […]
April 12, 2019

EPISCOPAL EVENTS IN AFRICA FOR APRIL 2019

Date Name Designation Country Activity 3rd April 2019 Gabriel Jules Joseph Piroird, Ist. del Prado †  Bishop Emeritus of Constantine (-Hippone) Algeria Died 25th April 2019 […]
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