Fr. Rafael Simbine Junior

Official logo of the Synod on Synodality. Credit: Vatican Media

SECAM Seminar to Prepare Delegates from Africa for October Synod in Rome

Aug 11, 2023

For three days starting August 15, participants from Africa who will take part in the upcoming Synod on Synodality assembly in October will be meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, to gain “a deep knowledge and clear understanding” of the details of the Synod.

Official logo of the Synod on Synodality. Credit: Vatican Media

Having “clear understanding” of Synod Working Document among Aims of Planned SECAM Seminar

Jun 20, 2023

Having “a deep knowledge and clear understanding” of Instrumentum Laboris, the working document for the XVI Ordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops popularly known as the Synod on Synodality, is one of the aims of a planned seminar targeting African delegates.

Bishop Lucio Andrice Muandula among seven members of the newly established Preparatory Commission to facilitate the realization of the 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops. Credit: ACI Africa

“Deep joy”: SECAM on Appointment of Member to Preparatory Commission of Synod

Mar 20, 2023

The Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) has expressed “deep joy” following the appointment of the Symposium’s First Vice President to the newly established Preparatory Commission of the Synod on Synodality.

Jean-Claude Cardinal Hollerich during the opening Mass of the SECAM Plenary Assembly taking place in Ethiopia’s capital city, Addis Ababa. Credit: ACI Africa

Synodal Process “not about democratic speeches”: Cardinal to SECAM Assembly Delegates

Mar 4, 2023

The Holy Spirit is at the center of the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality, a Synod official has told delegates of the six-day Plenary Assembly of members of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) that kicked off on Wednesday, March 1 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Fr. Rafael Simbine Junior. Credit: SECAM

Small Christian Communities “true experience of synodality” for Church in Africa: Priest

Aug 25, 2021

The way of being church through membership in Small Christian Communities (SCCs) in Africa portrays a true experience of communion and collaboration, a Catholic Priest has said.