Nairobi - Meeting of the Social Centers of Africa
The Social Centers of Africa met in Nairobi on June 25-27, at the convocation of Fr. Rigobert Minani, social apostolate coordinator of the Conference. The meeting was attended by about 40 persons, mostly Jesuits, who came from all the provinces of Africa; in attendance also was Fr. Michael Lewis, president of the Conference. The first day was dedicated to dialogue about the challenges Africa faces as it celebrates 50 years of independence. During the second day the situation and the perspectives of the different social centers were discussed. On the last day those attending the meeting worked in groups on the future challenges facing Africa which need to be addressed by the centers.