• 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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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 …

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, …

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