Youth take center stage at major meeting of African bishops

Young people pray during Mass in 2015 at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Nairobi, Kenya. (Credit: Dai Kurokawa, EPA via CNS.)

In July young people themselves made a proposal to the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar to take young people seriously, which has been accepted. “Archbishop Luke Thomas Msusa of Blantyre, Malawi said that “if we ignore the call of our young people today and continue with business as usual without recognizing them, without empowering them, it means that the SECAM of tomorrow will not be very powerful.””

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Chris Knowles