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 INTER-TERRITORIAL EPISCOPAL CONFERENCES (cf. Art. 1) Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Liberia (CABICOL) Inter-territorial Catholic Bishops’ Conference (ITCABIC) (Sierra

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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, 5; canon 459 § 1) To establish fraternal and useful relations between the Episcopal Conferences through their respective Secretariats, amongst others, by: Communicating the principal decisions, especially in pastoral

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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 of the Church.

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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 the Social Teaching of the Church.

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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 among the Peoples of West Africa

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