The meeting organised by the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) in Johannesburg, South Africa was from March 10-14, 2014. It had as its theme: “The role of Secretaries General of National and Regional Episcopal Conferences in the reconciliation processes, Good Governance, Common Good and Democratic Transitions in Africa, in the light of the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortations: Ecclesia in Africa and Africae Munus.”
The Secretaries General also sent a congratulatory message to His Holiness, Pope Francis on occasion of the First Anniversary of his election.
From the Communications Office of SECAM, March 14, 2013
Photo: The Secretaries General in group photograph after the closing Mass at Regina Mundi Church, in Soweto, S. Africa. Seated is the only female Secretary General in Africa, Rev. Sr. Hermenegild Makoro, CPS, of the Southern Africa Catholic Bishops’ Conference.