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Vatican / Africa / Members and substitutes for the 14th General Ordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

 

VATICAN, Holy See, June 16, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ The following is a list of members and substitutes from the competent bodies for the 14th General Ordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, confirmed by the Holy Father Francis on 22 May 2015. The previous list was published on 25 March.

A) Episcopal Conferences

ANGOLA and SAO TOME

Member: Bishop Emilio Sumbelelo of Uije, Angola

Substitute: Archbishop Jose de Queiros Alves, C.SS.R., of Huambo, Angola

BENIN

Member: Bishop Eugene Cyrille Houndekon of Abomey, vice president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitute: Bishop Antoine Sabi Bio of Natitingou

CAMEROON

Members: Archbishop Joseph Atanga, S.J., of Bertoua

Archbishop Samuel Kleda of Douala, president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitutes: Bishop Barthelemy Yaouda Hourgo of Yagoua

Bishop Andrew Nkea Fuanya of Mamfe

REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

Member: Bishop Urbain Ngassongo of Gamboma, president of the Episcopal Commission for Family Pastoral Ministry

Substitute: Bishop Louis Portella Mbuyu of Kinkala

GABON

Member: Bishop Mathieu Madega Lebouakehan of Mouila, president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitute: Bishop Jean-Vincent Ondo Eyene of Oyem

GAMBIA and SIERRA LEONE

Member: Bishop Charles Allieu Matthew Campbell of Bo, Sierra Leone

Substitute: Bishop Henry Aruna of Makeni, Sierra Leone

MALAWI

Member: Archbishop Thomas Luke Msusa, S.M.M., of Blantyre, president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitute: Bishop Emmanuel Kanyama of Dedza

INDIAN OCEAN (C.E.D.O.I.)

Member: Bishop Maurice Piat, C.S.Sp., of Port-Louis, Mauritius, president of the Episcopal Conference

Substitute: Bishop Gilbert Aubry of Saint-Denis-de-La Reunion, Reunion, France

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

Member: Bishop Cyr-Nestor Yapaupa of Alindao

Substitute: Archbishop Dieudonne Nzapalainga, C.S.Sp., of Bangui, president of the Episcopal Conference

SENEGAL, MAURITANIA, CABO VERDE and GUINEA-BISSAU

Member: Archbishop Benjamin Ndiaye of Dakar, president of the Episcopal Conference, Senegal

Substitute: Bishop Paul Abel Mamba of Ziguinchor, Senegal, vice president of the Episcopal Conference

TANZANIA

Members: Bishop Tarcisius J. M. Ngalalekumtwa of Iringa, president of the Episcopal Conference

Bishop Renatus Leonard Nkwande of Bunda

Substitutes: Bishop Joseph Roman Mlola of Kigoma

Bishop John Chrisostom Ndimbo of Mbinga

ZAMBIA

Member: Bishop Benjamin Phiri, auxiliary of Chipata

Substitute: Bishop Patrick Chisanga, O.F.M. Conv., of Mansa

 

SOURCE 

Vatican Information Service (VIS)


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