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KENYA: Pope Francis appoints Bishop of Kitale as Apostolic Administrator of Eldoret Diocese

Bishop Crowley
The Holy Father has appointed Bishop Maurice Crowley of Kitale as the Apostolic Administrator of Eldoret Diocese following the passing on of the Bishop of Eldoret, Rt. Rev. Cornelius Korir on 30th, October, 2017. The Official communication was made through a letter dated 22nd, November, 2017 and signed by the Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya and South Sudan, Archbishop Charles D. Balvo. Bishop Crowley,...
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ZAMBIA: White Fathers’ Contribution to Health in Zambia Hailed

Sr. Matildah Mubanga (left)
Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) National Health Coordinator Sister Matildah Mubanga has hailed the Missionaries of Africa fondly referred to as White Fathers for their desire to see a healthy society in Zambia. This was through the establishment of Chilubula Mission Health Centre. Sister Mubanga, DoR was making a comment on the growth of Chilubula Mission Health centre, which was the...
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TANZANIA: TEC Mourns the Death of Rt Rev Castor Msemwa, Bishop of Tunduru Masasi

Bishop Msemwa
The Catholic Church is in grief following the death of Rt. Rev. Castory Msemwa of Tunduru Masasi Diocese. Information received at the Catholic secretariat stated that, Bishop Msemwa died on Thursday 19th, October, 2017 in Muscat (Oman) where he was on transit to India to seek further medical treatment. According to the Vicar General of Tunduru Masasi diocese, Rev. Fr. Jordan Liviga, Bishop Msemw...
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KENYA: Caritas Africa Regional Communicators Team meet in Nairobi for better Working Relationship

Caritas Africa Regional Communicators Team are currently meeting in Nairobi to deliberate on better ways of collaboration to enable them improve their services to humanity. In an Interview with Waumini News Today, one of the participants and beneficiary of the workshop Caritas Nairobi Communications and Public Relations Officer Millicent Kamau, the 3 day workshop running from 5th, - 7th, October,...
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KENYA: Gaba Publication to hold 7th International Writers Conference

The Gaba Publications-CUEA Press of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa - Gaba Campus is scheduled to hold its annual International Writers’ Conference from 19th-21st September under the theme: “Christian Wealth Stewardship for Sustainable Development in Africa.” According to the Coordinator of Gaba Publications Rev. Fr. Jordan Nyenyembe, AMECEA Secretary General Rev. Fr. Ferdinand Lugonzo ...
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SOUTH SUDAN: Current political situation challenges pastoral plans says Archbishop Lukudu

Archbishop Paolino Lukudu Loro
The current political and economic situation has given the Catholic Church in South Sudan a challenge to plan pastoral activities. Speaking during the opening of South Sudan Catholic Bishops’ meeting in Juba on Monday, The President of the South Sudan’s Catholic Bishops (SSCB) Archbishop Paolino Lukudu Loro stressed that the conflict has affected the great role the Church plays in the country. “...
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TANZANIA: The Witness of your Religious Consecration is the Core of your Apostolate, Archbishop Solczynskinew tells religious women

Most Rev. Marek Solczynskinew, Apostolic Nuncio to Tanzania during his homily for the closing mass for the 17th ACWECA Plenary Assembly in Tanzania
The Apostolic Nuncio to Tanzania, His Excellency Archbishop Marek Solczynskinew has challenged Religious Women in Eastern and Central Africa not to forget the witness of their Religious Consecration as that was the core of their apostolate. In his homily last Thursday during the closing Mass of the 17th Plenary Assembly of the Association of Consecrated Women at Eastern and Central Africa (ACWECA...
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TANZANIA: TEC Secretariat to be moved to Dodoma

Most Rev. Beatus Kinyaiya, 
Archbishop of Dodoma and 
TEC Vice President
Tanzania Episcopal Conference has announced the plans to move its Secretariat from the current location in Kurasini –Dar es Salaam to Dodoma. This was announced by the TEC Vice President, Most Rev. Beatus Kinyaiya, who is also the Archbishop of Dodoma, during the grand centenary celebration of Priesthood held in Dodoma on 15th, August, 2017. “Currently, we are in the process of negotiating with t...
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19th Plenary Assembly Prayer

19th Plenary Logo card
Lord God we thank you for the AMECEA Family. Your Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ, found shelter in Africa where many countries are facing violence due to ethnic differences and other causes. Help us to reject every form of violence and heal the wounds of violence in the AMECEA region. May we recognize ethnic diversity as a positive value to be cherished. You taught us to love one another as you ...
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KENYA: ACWECA set for 17th Plenary Assembly in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

The Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa, (ACWECA) is set to hold its 17th Plenary Assembly at Tanzania Episcopal Conference’s Kurasini Centre in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Based on the theme: Revitalize Our Solidarity for Deeper Evangelisation in Today's Complex Reality within the Region, the one week deliberations is to run from 26th, August to 2nd, September, 2017. Spe...
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