Maputo, 26 September, 2019 / 12:16 am (ACI Africa).
Mozambique’s capital, Maputo, which just hosted Pope Francis during his three-nation pastoral visit of Africa will be the venue for the 12th Plenary Assembly of the Inter-Regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA).
“We expect among the attendees 80 bishops from the whole region made up of six Episcopal conferences in nine countries,” the Secretary General of IMBISA, Fr. Claudio dos Reis told ACI Africa Wednesday.
Set to begin on November 13, the four-day Plenary Assembly will gather Bishops from Angola, Eswatini, Namibia, South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Sao Tome and Principe, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
“We shall let you know the theme of this plenary when it has been approved,” Harare-based IMBISA Secretary General, Fr. Reis told ACI Africa
According to a statement from IMBISA avail to ACI-Africa, the Bishops’ plenary will focus on leadership, safeguarding of children and care for our common home: the earth.