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Sr. Teresa Okure, a member of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus (SHCJ), reflects on SECAM's Kampala Document released 21 January 2021

Theological, Pastoral Insights of SECAM's Kampala Document: Drafting Member's Report

Jan 26, 2021

The recently released Kampala Document (KD) of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) is a jubilee document that signals “collaboration beyond boundaries,” one of the drafting members has outlined.

Map of the Federal Republic of Nigeria showing Kaduna state where there has been an upsurge in violence recently.

“Adopt a grassroots approach in handling” Insecurity: Nigerian Cleric Tells Government

Aug 3, 2020

In the wake of the recent spate of violence in Nigeria’s northwestern state of Kaduna, a Cleric in Africa’s most populous nation has called on the country’s Federal Government to embrace a “grassroots approach in handling” insecurity in the affected regions of the country.  

A poster for the African Liberation Day 2020.

On Africa Day, Africans Urged to “protect their heritage from organized criminal agents.”

May 25, 2020

On Africa Day this year, the Coalition for Africa’s Liberation and Restoration (CALAR), a collaborative initiative of numerous groups on the continent and in the diaspora, has called on Africans in all parts of the world to wake up and claim their rights and dignity and to “protect their heritage from organized criminal agents.”

Sr. Teresa Okure, a member of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus (SHCJ), speaks on the theme of the Golden Jubilee of SECAM in the light of the joyful celebrations of 50 years of existence, Uganda, 2019. / ACI Africa

“Closure of churches God’s call to return to our roots to be church,” African Nun Reflects

Mar 31, 2020

An African nun who is a scripture scholar has, after interacting with people “devastated” by the reality of locked up churches occasioned by the raft of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19, encouraged the people of God to adopt a learning attitude and look at the experience as an opportunity to reflect “about what it means to be church.”