Hawassa, 27 February, 2023 / 9:58 pm (ACI Africa).
The Plenary Assembly of members of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) scheduled to take place during the first week of March is to “prepare the draft of the African Synod Document”.
In a Monday, February 27 press release, SECAM leadership informs the people of God on the continent of the “gathering of delegates from across the continent and its islands for a Continental Synod Assembly which takes place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from the 1st to 6th March 2023.”
“The Continental Assembly is a continuation of the Two Working Sessions held in Accra, Ghana and Nairobi, Kenya to prepare the draft of the African Synod Document,” SECAM leadership says in reference to working sessions held in December 2022 and January 2023.
In the press release signed by the Secretary General of SECAM, Fr. Rafael Simbine Junior, the leadership of the continental Symposium shares the objectives of the scheduled Plenary Assembly.
“The Assembly, which is guided by the Synod’s call to the Universal Church to communion, mission and participation aims at engaging the delegates from the Church in Africa,” SECAM leadership says.