December 17, 2019

SECAM Welcomes Two Deputy Secretaries General

The SECAM Secretariat has welcomed to its fold two new Deputy Secretaries General to assist the Secretary General in the Commissions of Evangelisation and Justice, Peace […]
December 17, 2019

West African Bishops commit to ending violence in their countries

The Bishops, Priests and Lay delegates of the Bishops’ Conferences of Burkina-Niger, Mali, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana have reaffirmed their commitment to work with all people […]
December 17, 2019

SECAM meets stakeholders on how to mitigate plight of migrants

A solidarity meeting has been held in Morocco from 11th to 16th November 2019 as part of attempts by the Church in Africa to mitigate the […]
December 17, 2019

Burkina Faso hosts Divine Mercy Congress

The 4th Africa and Madagascar Congress on Divine Mercy was held from 18th to 20th November 2019 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on the theme: the Divine […]
December 17, 2019

SECAM Engages Regional & National Conferences To Enhance Relationship With AU

In August 2015, the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the African Union (AU) Political Affairs […]
December 17, 2019

Peace Building workshop held in Johannesburg – South Africa

Following the wide range of conflicts and peacebuilding challenges on the African continent, from electoral violence, threats to democratic processes, failing states riven by tribal and […]
December 17, 2019

Presidents of AMECEA Conferences Hold A Post-Vatican Child Safeguarding Summit Meeting

By Pamela Adinda, AMECEA Online News AMECEA Secretariat under the guidance of Pastoral Department Child Safeguarding desk held a two-day consultative meeting on 19-21 November for […]
December 17, 2019

Social media must not replace face-to-face encounters

“Priests must never see social media as a replacement for face-to-face encounters in their pastoral ministry. Social media should rather be an extension of a priest’s […]
December 17, 2019

Stop All Forms Of Violence – African Bishops  

The standing committee of SECAM has condemned xenophobic attacks in parts of the continent calling on Africans and especially Christians, to avoid all forms of violence, […]
December 17, 2019

SECAM congratulates the people of Gabon for 175 years of Catholicism

The President of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM), His Eminence Philippe Cardinal Ouedraogo, Metropolitan Archbishop of Ouagadougou – Burkina Faso has […]
October 2, 2019


  Date Name Designation Country Activity 5th September Daniel Lotfy Khella Bishop of Ismayliah (Coptic) Egypt Ordained Bishop 16th Sept Rosario Saro Vella, S.D.B Bishop of […]
October 2, 2019


The President of SECAM, Philippe Nakellentuba Cardinal OUÉDRAOGO, Archbishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso has paid a working visit to the SECAM Secretariat to get to know […]
October 2, 2019


Prior to the celebration of the SECAM Golden Jubilee Year and over the one-year period, a lot of thinking through, planning and preparation went into the […]
October 2, 2019

Bishops Urged To Support Creativity in Communications

The members of the Catholic Association for Communication – SIGNIS-Africa, have called on Bishops, Priests and the Religious to be more interested and committed to providing […]
October 2, 2019

New Cardinals Will Play an Important Role In Their Countries

Pope Francis on 1st September 2019 released 13 names of prelates to be created Cardinals on 5th October 2019. Among them are 10 who will be […]
October 2, 2019

SECAM overjoyed about Pope Francis’ recent visit to Africa

The Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) is overjoyed about the recent visit of Pope Francis to three African Countries, where he was […]
September 2, 2019

Episcopal Events In Africa for June, July, August 2019

  Date Name Designation Country Activity June 2019 Basilios Fawzy Al-Dabe Bishop of Sohag (Coptic) Egypt Selected Daniel Lotfy Khella Bishop of Ismayliah (Coptic) Egypt Selected […]
August 30, 2019


The President of SECAM, His Eminence Philippe Nakellentuba Cardinal Ouédraogo, Archbishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and his predecessor, Most Rev. Gabriel Mbilingi, Archbishop of Lubango, Angola, […]
August 30, 2019


The 18TH SECAM PLENARY ASSEMBLY AND GOLDEN JUBILEE took place in Kampala, Uganda 20-29 July 2019 on the theme: “Church-Family of God in Africa, Celebrate Your […]
August 30, 2019

How hosting SECAM Golden Jubilee celebrations and Plenary Assembly benefited Uganda

 By Jacinta W. Odongo – Kampala, Uganda Last month, all eyes were on Uganda as the country hosted the 18th Plenary Assembly and Golden Jubilee celebrations […]
August 30, 2019

The Catholic Institute of West Africa Celebrates SECAM @50

The Catholic Institute of West Africa (CIWA), Nigeria celebrated the SECAM Golden Jubilee calling on the church as a family to give special care to the […]
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