The Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA), is celebrating its Golden Jubilee this year, founded in 1961. The anniversary coincides with The 17th Plenary Assembly of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa AMECEA, which was opened on June 29 at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) in Nairobi, Kenya is closing today.
According to the program the Bishops will have a closed session in which they will elect new Chairman of the Association. Besides the Chairman the closed session will also work for the post of AMECEA Secretary General and CUEA Vice Chancellor.
Tomorrow, that is on the 6th July there will be a closing Mass at the Holy Family Basilica Minor, the Cathedral of the Archdiocese of Nairobi, Kenya where there will be a celebration of holy Mass that will mark the official closing ceremony of the AMECEA 17th Plenary Assembly. During the Holy Mass new appointments will be made public by the New Chairman and the message of the Bishops from the 17th Plenary Assembly will be read.
Nearly 300 delegates from Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia participated in the Plenary Assembly.