December 21, 2018

End of Year Message from the President of SECAM, H.E Mbilingi

End of Year Message from the President of SECAM, Most Rev. Gabriel Mbilingi, Archbishop of Lubango (Angola) Greetings from SECAM! As we come to the end […]
December 21, 2018

EPISCOPAL EVENTS In Africa (December, 2018)

Date Name Designation Country Event 7/12/18 António Juliasse Ferreira Sandramo Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Maputo, Titular Bishop of Arsennaria Mozambique Appointed 7/12/18 Thomas Kaboré Bishop Emiritus of […]
December 21, 2018

SECAM meets Partners and Caritas Africa in Rome

The meeting took place from 4 – 5 December 2018 with the view to strengthening collaboration with partners and Caritas Africa and increase the focus on […]
December 21, 2018

Stakeholders To Help Reduce Irregular Migration

The SECAM Justice, Peace and Development Commission held a Migration Working Group Meeting in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire from December 5-9, 2018. The meeting is part of […]
December 21, 2018

Bishops of REBAC receive reports on Congo Basin

The Bishops of REBAC (Ecclesial Network of the Congo Basin) have received reports on the mapping of socio-environmental and pastoral challenges and the commitment of the […]
December 21, 2018

Bishops urged to celebrate the SECAM Jubilee in their Dioceses

The First Vice-President of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM), his Excellency Most. Rev. MATHIEU MADEGA LEBOUAKEHAN, Bishop of Mouila, Gabon, has […]
December 1, 2018


Date Name Designation Country Activity 1st November, 2018 Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya Cardinal Archbishop Emeritus of Kinshasa Congo (Dem. Rep.) Retired 3rd November, 2018 Fridolin Ambongo Besungu, […]
November 28, 2018

SECAM Staff Prepare For Masses In Portuguese

Staff of the Secretariat of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar(SECAM) are being prepared to participate in Eucharist Celebrations in Portuguese. This exercise […]
November 28, 2018

Secretary General’s NOTE

We are gradually approaching the end of the year 2018. A number of things need our attention, but I will like us to reflect on the […]
November 28, 2018

Simson Mwale Is New Programme Officer For SECAM

Mr. Simson Mwale has been appointed as the new Programme Officer for SECAM-JPDC. He will be responsible for the implementation of the programmes of the 4th […]
November 28, 2018

Secretaries General Of ACERAC Resolve To Work Together

The Secretaries General of the Association of Episcopal Conferences of Central Africa Region (ACERAC), have resolved to work together to strengthen communications within the region. The […]
November 28, 2018

SECAM Meets With Migrants In Morocco

In a bid to find lasting solutions to Migration issues in Africa, a six-man delegation of SECAM officials led by H.E. Mgr. Sithembele Sipuka, Bishop of […]
November 28, 2018

SECAM participates in 2018 WCC/ EWN meeting

SECAM participates in 2018 WCC/ EWN meeting SECAM has participated in the 2018 annual meeting of the World Council of Churches’ (WCC) Ecumenical Water Network (EWN) […]
November 28, 2018

Pope shifts World Day of Migrants and Refugees to September

Vatican News Pope Francis has shifted the Catholic Church’s annual World Day of Migrants and Refugees from January to September, the Holy See spokesman, Greg Burke […]
November 28, 2018

SECAM Applauds IMBISA for Communications Training Workshop

SECAM is happy with the initiative of the Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops in Southern Africa (IMBISA) to host a Media and Communications workshop from 5-7 November […]
November 13, 2018

2018 joint statement on climate justice by Bishops’ Conferences

The following appeal is issued by the Church leaders of the continental groupings of episcopal conferences. It is addressed to government leaders and representatives and it […]
October 30, 2018

Letter from the Synod Fathers to Young People

We, the Synod Fathers now address you, young people of the world, with a word of hope, trust and consolation. In these days, we have gathered […]
October 16, 2018


The Union of the Catholic African Press (UCAP), held its 2018 Congress from the 9-13 September in Cape Town, South Africa on the theme: ‘Using the […]
October 15, 2018

Secretary General’s Note

We wish to remind all our Bishops and Secretaries General at both Regional and national Conference level, that the SECAM Golden Jubilee year is in its […]
October 15, 2018


The SECAM Secretariat is happy to share feedback received from the Communications Office of the Southern Africa Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC) on 9 October, 2018 on […]
October 15, 2018


Pope Francis will visit Madagascar in 2019. This was announced by Cardinal Désiré Tsarahazana, Archbishop of Toamasina, at a press briefing on the 2018 Synod on […]
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