Repco Message of the Presidnet

INAUGURATION OF THE RECOWA PEACE COMMITTEE Address of the President of RECOWA at the                    Resource Centre of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, Durumi, Abuja, 12th April 2018    Your Excellency, Jean Claude Brou, The President of the ECOWAS Commission,  Your Excellency, Geoffrey Onyema, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Your Excellences, the Ambassadors of the ECOWAS

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ArchBishop Kaigama Opening Ceremony-CRS Workshop in Praia, Cape Verde

SOCIAL IMPACT INVESTING – A WORKSHOP FACILITATED BY CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES (CRS) IN PRAIA, CAPE VERDE, 29.01.2018. OPENING REMARKS BY ARCHBISHOP IGNATIUS A. KAIGAMA, PRESIDENT OF RECOWA.   Your Eminence,  Peter Cardinal TURKSON, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development, Vatican City, Your Eminence, Arlindo Cardinal FUTARDO, Bishop of Santiago, Cape Verde, Your Excellencies, The Members

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Opening Ceremony – 6th Standing Committee, Praia Cape Verde

Cérémonie d’ouverture   Mons. Le Président de la CERAO/RECOWA, Mgr. Ignatius. A.  KAIGAMA Excellence Très distingués Membres du Conseil de la Présidence de la CERAO/ RECOWA, Excellences Chers confrères Évêques et Représentants des Conférences Episcopales de notre Région Mons. Ministre d’État, des Affaires Parlementaires, du Conseil des Ministres et du Sport – Docteur Elísio Freire, Excellence Mons. Ministre Adjoint du

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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 Africa Ocidental. HISTORY  

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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 established in 1963) and the Association of Episcopal Conferences of Anglophone West Africa (AECAWA established in 1977). Convinced of the necessity of greater regional integration and organic pastoral solidarity

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