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Africa

trees_featherLiving in and involved with the communities in which we work, we in the SMA witness on a daily basis the struggle of Africa to achieve its potential in today’s world.
Africa for the SMA is the continent where we have found:
– a welcome
– an openness to receiving God’s  Word
– an attraction that inspires our missionaries to spend and give their lives.  At present, SMA works in 16 countries in Africa. For more information about any of these countries click on the name of country below
Angola Benin Central African Rep D R Congo Egypt
Ghana Ivory Coast Kenya Liberia Morocco
Niger Nigeria South Africasouth_africa_flag Tanzaniatanzania TogoFlag of Togo
Zambia        

 

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Nigerian SMA priest ordained

Fr Johnson Ugwu ordained in Ibadan The newly-ordained are pictured with the Most Rev Felix Alaba Adeosin Job, after their Ordination at the SMA House...
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Papal Visit to Benin 2011

Papal Visit to Benin celebrates 150 years since the arrival of the first SMA missionaries in Dahomey From 18 – 20 November, Pope Benedict XVI visited Bénin...
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Beginnings of the Church in Bénin

The beginnings of the Church in Bénin After his return from India, Bishop Melchior de Marion Brésillac founded the SMA and  asked Propaganda Fide (now...

Benin prepares to welcome Pope Benedict XVI

Bénin prepares to welcome Pope Benedict XVI VATICAN CITY, 15 NOV 2011 (VIS) - A press conference was held yesterday in the Holy See Press...

Statistics for the Catholic Church in Benin

STATISTICS for the CATHOLIC CHURCH in BENIN VATICAN CITY, 15 NOV 2011 (VIS) - For the occasion of Benedict XVI's apostolic trip to Benin to...

Schools reopen in Ivory Coast

Schools reopen in Côte d'Ivoire Abidjan (Agenzia Fides) - In Côte d'Ivoire the school year generally begins in late October. Instead this year the...

Upsurge in Boko Haram violence

Upsure of violence in northern Nigeria claims many lives An upsurge in the violent activities of the Boko Haram sect has led to many...

Evangelization of Dahomey

The Catholic Church in Bénin Republic is celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the arrival of the first missionaries - priests of the Society of...