Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM)

Symposium des conférences épiscopales d'Afrique et de Madagascar (SCEAM)
Simpósio das Conferências Episcopais da Africa e Madagascar (SCEAM)

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1969-07 Kampala Uganda


Jul 1969, Kampala (Uganda), following a meeting of 6 African bishops, Apr 1968, Rome (Italy), and superseding the functions and objectives of H-XH0029 - Pan African Episcopal Conference, dissolved after Vatican II. Constitution approved 1970, Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire). Statutes revised 2003.


Promote the Symposium's role as a sign and instrument of salvation; build the Church as a Family of God in Africa; preserve and foster communion, collaboration and joint action among all the Episcopal Conferences of Africa and the Islands; promote propagation of Faith, human development, ecumenism, communications, formation and consultation.


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Plenary Assembly of representatives (every 3 years). Standing Committee, consisting of President, 2 Vice-Presidents (belonging to language groups different from the President's - English, French or Portuguese) and 8 members from each of the 8 episcopal regions. Each of the Regional Episcopal Conferences represented in membership of the Standing Committee. Presidential Council, comprising President and 2 Vice-Presidents. Departments and offices: 'Department of Evangelisation', including E-XE0906 - Catholic Biblical Centre for Africa and Madagascar (BICAM), Theological Committee (COMITHEOL) and F-XF0611 - Equipe panafricaine de coordination des laïcs (EPACL); 'Department of Justice, Peace, Development and Good Governance', including Office of Justice, Peace and Development, Office of Good Governance, E-XE1213 - Association of Catholic Education for Africa and Madagascar, Office of HIV/AIDS. Other offices: Communications; Administrative; Accounts.


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