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, on behalf of all the Bishop of Africa, extend their appreciation to God and all who heed to their call last year and duly supported and prayed for a successful 18th SECAM Plenary Assembly and Golden Jubilee.
They thank the Cardinals, Bishop delegates and all participants who were in Kampala for the cooperation. They also extend their gratitude to all Partners and donor agencies who have been supporting and continue to support the mission of SECAM.
To the President and People of Uganda and especially the team at the Uganda Episcopal Conference and Secretariat led by Msgr. John Baptist Kauta; God bless you all for the successful and professional manner you handled the event.
They further extend their appreciation to all Episcopal Conferences for their representation and to the entire family of God in Africa, Madagascar and the Islands, they are grateful that you celebrated with them and for your prayers.
The journey into the next 50 years has just began and they count on you all for continued collaboration to make the Church in Africa fully evangelized.