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AFJN’s First Empowerment Project Workshop-Ghana

In October, AFJN held its first Empowerment Project workshop in Accra, Ghana. Click Read More to read the report and find out more about the Empowerment Project.
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African Bishops Urge the Church to Engage in the Transformation of Society

On February 16, 2013 the Symposium of the Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) issued a pastoral letter titled “Governance, Common Good, and Democratic Transitions in Africa” calling on the Church to be fully involved in an “in-depth transformation of our society.”
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Update on the Empower Africa Project

From the end of September to early October 2013, I was in Accra, Ghana for a series of meetings at the continental headquarters of the Catholic Bishops in Africa and with Archbishop Charles Palmer-Buckle of Accra. The meeting highlighted the importance of taking practical steps to empower African communities to harness their resources to build a bright future.
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