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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MEETING OF THE RECOWA COMMISSION FOR MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES IN SIEERRA LEONE

RECOWA / CERAO COMMISSION FOR MISSION, PONTIFICAL MISSION, MIGRANT AND TOURISM: KENEMA DECLARTION, DECEMBER 2017. “ Towards a dignified return journee ” PREAMBLE Reflecting on our Holy Father’s global invitation addressed to Bishops’ Conferences to take decisive action in support of migrants and refugees to save their lives and protect their rights which is to be carved in the 2018

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Regional Conference on Land Grabbing in Francophone Africa November 2017

Déclaration de la « Conférence Régionale Afrique Francophone » sur le thème : Accaparement des terres en Afrique francophone : identifier et promouvoir les solutions endogènes pour s’en sortir » du 21 au 23 Novembre 2017 à Abidjan   « Dieu créa les cieux et la terre. Le Seigneur Dieu prit l’homme et le plaça dans le jardin d’Eden pour le cultiver et le garder » (Gn1,1 ;2,15)

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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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