A continental meeting of Capuchin Assembly of Major Superiors for Africa (CAMSA) was held from Novem-ber 11-15, 2019 in Addis Ababa, Capuchin retreat and re-search center. There were about 30 participants from all over Africa. The two African General councilors were present, Br. Norbert and Br. Killian. Br. Jaime, from the General Curia formation commission was also invited as one of the resource persons. Two other brothers, both, from Tanzania, Br. Wolfgang and Br. Williams, were invited to give inputs on the different aspect of the aforementioned theme. Br. Antonios Alberto has helped the meeting in translating languages. The assembly has also ratified its statutes and has chosen its permanent seat and permanent secretary. Ethiopia has been chosen to be the Center for CAMSA and the permanent secretary was proposed to be an Ethiopian. The string committee proposed Br. Gabriel W/Hanna as the permanent Secretary and then asked the Provincial of Ethiopia for it and the Provincial Minister accepted the Proposal. Accordingly, Br. Gabriel W/ Hanna has been nominated to be the Permanent Secretary of CAMSA and the office will be at St. Francis Friary, Gulelle.
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