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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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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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CARDINAL NJUE CALLS ON THE CHURCH TO STRIVE TOWARDS SELF RELIANCE

CARDINAL NJUE CALLS ON THE CHURCH TO STRIVE TOWARDS SELF RELIANCE

  His Eminence John Cardinal Njue chairman of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops and also Archbishop of Nairobi, has urged the local Church to move from being too dependent on foreign donations or missionaries but re-invigorate the pastoral vision of AMECEA to build a Church that is self-reliant, self-ministering and self-propagating. Addressing members of the press at Kamuzu International[Read More...]

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