Archive for July, 2014

COMMINIQUE OF  THE 18TH AMECEA PLENARY ASSEMBLY IN LILONGWE, MALAWI (16th to 26th July, 2014)

COMMINIQUE OF THE 18TH AMECEA PLENARY ASSEMBLY IN LILONGWE, MALAWI (16th to 26th July, 2014)

  “The Joy of the Gospel fills the hearts and lives of all who encounter Jesus” (Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium, 1) The Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA), comprising of the Episcopal Conferences of Eritrea, Ethiopia, Malawi, Kenya, Tanzania, Sudan/South Sudan, Uganda, Zambia and the affiliate members of Djibouti and Somalia met for their regular triennial Plenary[Read More...]

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ARCHBISHOP OF ADDIS ABABA ELECTED NEW CHAIRMAN OF AMECEA

ARCHBISHOP OF ADDIS ABABA ELECTED NEW CHAIRMAN OF AMECEA

The Catholic Bishops of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) have elected Most Rev Berhaneyesus D. Souraphiel, Bishop of Addis Ababa, as chairman on 24th July 2014 during business session of the 18th AMECEA Plenary Assembly. Archbishop Berhaneyesus, as he is known by most AMECEA members, takes over from Most Rev. Tarcisio G. Ziyaye of Lilongwe[Read More...]

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Kenyan Bishops appointed into AMECEA positions

Kenyan Bishops appointed into AMECEA positions

Several members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have been appointed to various positions in AMECEA institutions and bodies during the ongoing 18th AMECEA Plenary Assembly in Lilongwe, Malawi. The Chairman of KCCB, His Eminence John Cardinal Njue and the Bishop of Kitui, Rt. Rev. Anthony Muheria have been elected as trustees of the Asssociation. At the same[Read More...]

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AMECEA 18th Plenary Officially Opens in Lilongwe, Thousands in Attendance

AMECEA 18th Plenary Officially Opens in Lilongwe, Thousands in Attendance

The 18th Plenary Assembly of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) officially opened with a Eucharistic celebration at Civo Stadium in Lilongwe, with thousands in attendance. The Thursday morning event was presided over by John Cardinal Njue, Archbishop of Nairobi and Chairman of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) , who described Africa as a[Read More...]

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