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Using Modern Communication Channels to Evangelize

Tuesday 7 June 2016, by SIGNIS

Accra, June, 7th, 2016 (Canaafrica). Bishops and Coordinators responsible for Social Communications in regional conferences of Africa are meeting in Accra (Ghana) to deliberate on how to make use of the modern means of communication to evangelize.

The Chairman of the Pan-African Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS), Bishop Emmanuel Badejo of Oyo (Nigeria), has convened the meeting “in order to chart a new course for the improvement and coordination of social communication activities” on the continent.

The agenda items for the meeting include presentation of the SECAM Strategic plan, discussion on how the various commissions and departments of SECAM can collaborate with communication offices at regional and continental levels, the Catholic News Agency for Africa (CANAA), recommendations to the 17th SECAM Plenary scheduled for July 18-25 in Angola, among others.

Participants at the CEPACS meeting will also receive input on developing and managing websites for the Church in Africa and the setting up of email address for Bishops’ conferences using the SECAM domain.

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