FAQ’s

When was SECAM created?
The Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) was born out of the will of young African Bishops during the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965)

What is the mission of SECAM?
The mission of SECAM is “to promote its role as a sign and instrument of salvation and to build the Church as a Family of God in Africa”, to preserve and foster communion, collaboration and joint action among all the Episcopal Conferences of Africa and the Islands.

What are the majors organs of SECAM’s structure?
Plenary Assembly
Standing Committee
The Presidential Council

Who is the current president of SCAM?
The current president is Archbishop Gabriel Mbilingi, Archbishop of Lubango, Angola.

The Secretary General is: Rev. Fr. Joseph Komakoma ( from Zambia).