Agenzia Fides REPORT – The Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) has organised a Continental workshop in Yaoundé, Cameroon, which opens on 1 December, 2010 and ends on 5 December, 2010. The workshop has the theme: “Verbum Domini and Biblical Apostolate in Africa – assessment and way forward”.
According to a statement sent to Fides, the director of the Biblical Apostolate of SECAM, Father Moise A. Adekambi said that the workshop is designed to assess the Biblical Apostolate in Africa, in the light of Post-synodal Exhortation of Pope Benedict XVI of the 2008 Synod on “the Word of God in the life and mission of the Church”.
The 50 promoters and coordinators of the Biblical Apostolate will discuss strategies and actions to put the Exhortation into practice. Among the topics to be addressed are included: biblical insights, Church documents, pastoral care opportunities in the regions of SECAM, methods and strategies for the Biblical Apostolate.