Welcome to RECOWA

  The Birth of RECOWA
AECAWA and CERAO (The Francophone Regional Episcopal Conferences of West Africa) have merged to become The Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (RECOWA). From September 1, 2009 both AECAWA and CERAO will cease to exist.
 
About AECAWA

  1. AECAWA was inaugurated in Ibadan, Nigeria in 1977.
  2. It is one of the nine Regional Episcopal Conferences of the Catholic Church in Africa and Madagascar.
  3. A Regional Conference of this nature is a Conference, which comprises the Bishops of a few National/Inter-territorial Episcopal Conferences of a given region.
  4. AECAWA, in this case, is made up of:-
    1. The Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC),
    2. The Inter-Territorial Catholic Bishops’ Conference (ITCABIC) comprising The Gambia, and Sierra Leone,
    3. The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Liberia (CABICOL) and
    4. The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN).

 

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PAPERS & PRESENTATIONS DURING THE
AECAWA 11TH PLENARY ASSEMBLY AND WORKSHOP
Held from 5th to 12th October, 2007 :: In Freetown, Sierra Leone

 

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PROGRAMME, PAPERS & REPORTS DURING THE
AECAWA 12TH AND FINAL PLENARY ASSEMBLY AND WORKSHOP
Held from 4th to 8th August, 2009 :: In Banjul, Gambia
  • Programme of Activities Click here to read
  • An Address and Official Opening of the Assembly by Her Excellency, Ajaratou Dr. Isatou Njie Saidy the Vice President of the Republic of the Gambia Click here to read
  • Presidential Opening Address by H. E. Peter, Cardinal Appiah Turkson, President of Aecawa Click here to read
  • A Good Will Message Presented by Secam at the Assembly Click here to read
  • Awacc/ba Report for the Assembly Click here to read
  • Report by the Secretary of the Catholic Media Association of West Africa (Camawa) Click here to read
  • Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria (Cbcn) Report to the Assembly Click here to read
  • A Report on the Catholic Institute of West Africa (Ciwa), Port Harcourt, Nigeria, Presented to the Assembly Click here to read
  • Paper Prepared for the Assembly by Ebou . A. Jallow, National Population Commission Secretariat, Office of the Vice President, State House, Banjul, the Gambia Click here to read
  • Report of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference Submited to the Assembly Click here to read
  • Report of the Aecawa Inter-religious Dialogue and Ecumenism Commission to the Assembly Click here to read
  • Report of the Inter-territorial Catholic Bishops’ Conference (Itcabic) of the Gambia and Sierra Leone at the Assembly Click here to read
  • Address of Rev. Fr. Janvier Yameogo, Representative of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, Submitted to the Assembly Click here to read
  • Report of the Aecawa Justice and Peace Commission to the Assembly Click here to read
  • Report of the Catholic Bishop’s Conference of Liberia To the Assembly Click here to read
  • Networking for the Mission of the Church in Africa: Integration in the West African Region Click here to read
  • Report of the National Council of Catholic Women Organisation (N.C.C.W.O.) Nigeria Click here to read
  • Address Given by Msgr. Novatus Rugambwa, the Under-secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People Click here to read
  • Report of the Youths of the Inter-territorial Catholic Bishop’s Conference (Itcabic) of the Gambia and Sierre Leone Presented at the Assembly Click here to read
  • Report on Recowa Secretariat Diplomatic Status for the Recowas Staff &Amp; Observer Status at Ecowas Secretariat Click here to read
  • Report by the National Diocesan Priests Associations of Sierra Leone and the Gambia to the Assembly Click here to read
  • A Paper Presented by Rev. Terwase H. Akaabiam, First Deputy Secretary General of Secam at the Assembly Click here to read
  • Report of the Secretary General to the Assembly Click here to read
  • Minutes of the Assembly Click here to read
  • Communiqué Issued at the End of the Assembly Click here to read

 
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