Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (RECOWA)

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2007 Abuja Nigeria


2007, Abuja (Nigeria), as Association of the Episcopal Conferences of West Africa (AECOWA). Replaced H-XD8955 - Conférence épiscopale régionale de l'Afrique de l'Ouest francophone (CERAO) and H-XD9038 - Association of Episcopal Conferences of Anglophone West Africa (AECAWA), both which continued to operate until 1 Sep 2009.


Enhance the Church's mission in the region; maintain and foster relations between the constituent episcopal conferences and establish close relations between the episcopal conferences.


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Commissions (8): Seminaries, Clergy and Religious; Justice, Peace and Development; Laity and Family; Inter-Religious Dialogue and Ecumenism; Catechises, Catholic Education and Culture; Social communications; Liturgy, Theology and Biblical Apostolate; Mission and Migration.


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