• September 20, 2019

What is RecowaCerao?

RECOWA is the acronym for Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa. CERAO is the French and Portuguese acronym for Conference Episcopale Regionale de l’Afrique de l’Ouest / Conferencia Episcopal Regional da …

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What is RecowaCerao?

RECOWA is the acronym for Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa. CERAO is the French and Portuguese acronym for Conference Episcopale Regionale de l’Afrique de l’Ouest / Conferencia Episcopal Regional da …

History

what is Recowa Cerao? The Catholic Bishops of West Africa had two different organs of collegiality that were supra-national based on linguistic differences: Conférence Episcopale Régionale de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (CERAO …

Membership

The National or Inter-territorial Episcopal Conferences in West Africa and all the bishops of these conferences make up the Regional Episcopal   Conference of West Africa. LIST OF THE NATIONAL OR …

Objectives

  To foster and maintain good relations among the Bishops of the region and their Episcopal Conferences “in order to promote and safeguard their higher welfare” (Vatican II, Christus Dominus 38, …

Vision

The vision is to help its people live in freedom, peace and dignity in order to develop its potential through a socio-political strengthening of its capacity based on the Social Teaching …

Goal

The goal of RECOWA is to foster greater regional integration and pastoral solidarity through the promotion of unity, justice and peace among the people of West Africa on the basis of …

Mission

The mission of RECOWA is to inspire and strengthen the Church Family of God in West Africa for a credible witness through the promotion of Unity and Solidarity, Justice and Peace …

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