The Committee for the Transition and Restoration of Institutions (CTRI) in Gabon has settled for the Archbishop of Libreville to chair the country’s National Inclusive Dialogue scheduled for April 2024.
The success of Gabon’s transitional government put in place following the August 30 military coup that ousted President Ali Bongo from power will depend on the “involvement of everyone,” the Catholic Archbishop of Libreville has said.
Members of the Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) have weighed in on military coups that have affected African countries in recent years.
The military coup in Gabon that ousted President Ali Bongo from power on August 30 has revived hope among the people of God in the Central African nation, an official at the country’s Catholic Bishops’ Conference has said.
Days after the military coup in Gabon that ousted President Ali Bongo from power, a Catholic Priest has shared with ACI Africa the situation in the Central African nation, including relative calm and restoration of the Internet.
Catholic Bishops in Gabon have announced two days of national “prayer and penance” for peaceful general elections in the Central African nation scheduled to take place in August.
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Ephrem Ndjoni who has been serving as Parish Priest of St. Hilaire Cathedral of Franceville Diocese in Gabon as the Bishop of the same Diocese.