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 resolution was made after a meeting of the Secretaries General in Malabo in Equatorial Guinea from 3 to 8 November 2018 to discuss issues on the theme: “Living together in Central Africa” and also the importance of communication within the Church.
ACERAC is one of the eight (8) regional conferences of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) and it is made of the Episcopal Conferences of Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo-Brazzaville, Equatorial Guinea, and the Gabon.
The meeting was an opportunity for the conferences to share experiences and ideas on how they could work together towards the common good of their region and respective countries which were faced with issues related to poverty, corruption and bad governance, HIV-AIDS, among others.
The Archbishop of Malabo and president of the Episcopal Conference of Equatorial Guinea and president in charge of ACERAC, Mgr Juan NSUE EDJANG MAYE, congratulated the participants for the will to build a strong bond between the churches in the region. He urged them to pray for the unity of the six countries that make up their association.