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Catholic Church in Southern Africa

Archbishop Dabula Anthony Mpako. Credit: SACBC

Catholic Bishops in Southern Africa Urged to Endeavor to “advance” Evangelization Mission

Jan 18, 2023

Members of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) gathering for their Plenary Assembly at St. John Vianney National Major Seminary in the Archdiocese of Pretoria in South Africa have been urged to endeavor to “advance the mission of evangelization” in their deliberations.

Logo 2023 World Youth Day (WYD) in Lisbon, Portugal. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Parishes in Southern Africa Urged to Fund Young People's World Youth Day Trip

Oct 28, 2022

The chairperson of the Inter-diocesan Youth Committee of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) is encouraging members of Catholic Parishes in Botswana, Eswatini, and South Africa to offer financial support to young people who would like to participate in the 2023 World Youth Day (WYD) in Lisbon, Portugal.

Bishop Sithembele Anton Sipuka of South Africa's Mthatha Diocese. Credit: SACBC

Be Available to Youth “in these trying times”: South African Bishop to Clergy, Religious

Oct 2, 2022

There is need for members of the Clergy and women and men Religious serving in countries that constitute the Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) to be available to young people, listening to them as they seek to surmount challenges of life, Bishop Sithembele Anton Sipuka has said.

New IMBISA leadership, from left: Archbishop José Manuel Imbamba,  Vice President, Archbishop Liborius Ndumbukuti Nashenda, President, Bishop Rudolf Nyandoro, Secretary General. Credit: ACI Africa

New IMBISA Leaders Set to Prioritize Youth Ministry in Their Three-year Mandate

Oct 1, 2022

The newly-elected leaders of the Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) will seek to focus on young people and their involvement in the activities of the Church during their three-year mandate, the new President has told ACI Africa in an interview.

Some members of the Inter-Regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) during the 19th Plenary of SECAM in Accra, Ghana. Credit: ACI Africa

Planned Plenary Assembly of Catholic Bishops in Southern Africa to Focus on Young People

Sep 3, 2022

The planned 13th Plenary Assembly of the Inter-Regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) will focus on young people, the Director of the Secretariat has said.