SECAM Secretariat
P.O.Box 9156 KA,ACCRA,Ghana
Tel :+233(302)778868/7
Fax :+233(302)772548
Email : bicam@bicam-cebam.org , bicam_gh@yahoo.com
Website : www.bicam-cebam.org , www.sceam-secam.org
 
Catholic Biblical Federation Members
“There are two categories of members: Full and Associate.

“A Full Member is the Catholic organization entrusted by the Bishops' Conference, or equivalent authority, with an official mandate for the biblical-pastoral ministry which has applied for membership;

“An Associate Member is any other Catholic organization engaged in the biblical-pastoral ministry admitted to membership by the Executive Committee” (CBF Constitutions, IV, 1)
AFRICA REGION CBF COORDINATOR : The Director of BICAM

IMBISA SUB-REGION
Contact person : IMBISA Regional Coordinator

ANGLOPHONE WEST AFRICA(A.E.C.A.W.A.: Association of Episcopal Conferences of Anglophone West Africa)
GHANA 6 members
>>Ghana Bishops’ Conference, Full Member (1972)

National Catholic Secretariat - Department of Pastoral Care - P.O.Box 9712, Airport – Accra, Ghana
Tel: +233-21-50 04 91 / 50 04 922
Fax: +233-21-50 04 93
Email: secretarygeneral@ghanacbc.org
Contact person: Coordinator


>>Catholic Archdiocese of Accra, Associate Member (2001)
Archdiocese Office – P.O. Box 247 – Accra, Ghana – Tel: +233 (021) 222728 – Fax: 2231619.
Contact person: Fr. Isaac Emmanuel MAUNGER – St. Francis Xavier Parish, P.O. Box 5765, Accra, Ghana, Tel: +233 24 3371122 (cell).
Email: imaunger@yahoo.com


>>Catholic Archdiocese of Kumasi (1989)
Biblical Apostolate - Archdiocesan Pastoral Centre - P.O. Box 5624 - Kumasi, Ghana
Contact person: Director, Diocesan Pastoral Centre P.O. Box 5624 – Kumasi, Ghana
Tel: +233 (051) 27955. Fr. Raphael PEPRAH,
Email: raphpepra@yahoo.com


>>Catholic Media Network, Associate Member (1996)
Contact person: Fr. T. A. ANTONY, CMI - P.O. Box 447 Offinso-Ashanti, Ghana
Tel: +233 24 4805447 (cell).
Email: ta_tony@rediffmail.com

>>Divine Word Missionaries - Ghana Province, Associate Member (1999)
SVD Provincial House - Box GP 3285 – Accra, Ghana Tel: +233 21 227714.
 

Contact person: Fr. Józef MAZUR, SVD, Our Lady of
Lourdes Parish, Catholic Church, P.O. Box 9
Yendi, N.R., Ghana.
Tel: +233-21-22 77 14; Fax: +233-21-23 03 05
Email: mazur_joseph@yahoo.com

>>Saint Victor’s Major Seminary, Associate Member (1997)
P.O. Box TL 149 – Tamale, Ghana
Tel: +233 (071) 23224/23477
Contact person: Fr. Cletus KULAH

NIGERIA: 2 members
>>Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, Full member (1977)

Catholic Secretariat - 6, Force Road - P.O. Box 951 LAGOS
Office in Abuja: Plot 459 Cadastral Zone B2 - Southern Parkway, Durumi 1 - P.O. Box 6523 – Abuja, Nigeria
Contact person : Coordinator


>>Catholic Institute of West Africa (CIWA), Associate Member (1991)
P.O. Box 499 - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Contact person: Rector, CIWA - Msgr. Felix A. ADEIGBO - Tel: +234-84-612 690 (rector’s tel) 610 865, 610 931
Fax: +234-84-612 690 (rector’s tel/fax).
Email: rectorciwa@beta.linkserve.com (rector); rectorciwa@infoweb.abs.net


SIERRA LEONE – THE GAMBIA (+ Liberia), FM (1975): 1 member
>>ITCABIC SECRETARIAT – Santanno House – P.O.Box 98 Howe Street – Freetown, SIERRA LEONE
Tel: +232 2 76611924
Contact person: Coordinator AECAWA

     
FRANCOPHONE WEST AFRICA(C.E.R.A.O.: Conférence Episcopale Régionale de l’Afrique de l’Ouest)

RÉPUBLIQUE DU BÉNIN : 1 member
>>Centre Catéchétique St. Martyrs de l’Ourganda, Associate Member (1996)

Contact person: Père Victor SOGNI, Director
B.P. 10 – Ouidah, Benin
E mail : sogninov@yahoo.fr


BURKINA FASO – NIGER: 1 member
>>Conférence des Évêques de Burkina Fâso et du Niger, Full Member (1978)
.Secrétariat Général - B.P. 1195 – Ouagadougou, Burkina
Tel : +226 50306026 – Fax : +226 50316481 mail : Email: ebn@fasonet.bf
Contact person : Coordinator

CÔTE D’IVOIRE 
>>Conférence Épiscopale de la Côte d’Ivoire, Full Member (1978)

Commission pour la Pastorale Biblique - Secrétairiat Général - B.P. 713, Cidex 3 Abidjan
Riviera – Côte d’Ivoire.
Tel : +225-22 47 20 00; +225-22 47 60 65.
Contact person: Coordinator   

 

MALI : 1 member
>>
Conférence Episcopale du Mali, Full Member (2007)
Secrétariat Général – B.P. 298 – Bamako, Mali
Tel : +223 2226784 – Fax : +223 2226700.
Contact person : Coordinator

TOGO : 2 members
>>
Conférence Épiscopale du Togo, Full Member (1978)
Département de l'apostolat biblique
B.P. 348– Lomé, Togo
Tel : +228 2212272 – Fax : +228 2218651.
Contact person : Coordinator


>>Centre Biblique de Lomé (CEBILO), Associate Member (2004)
Contact person: Fr. Miroslaw WOLODKO, SVD
B.P. 2698 Lomé, Togo
Email: mirekwo@yahoo.fr

 

 

     
CENTRAL AFRICA I (A.C.E.A.C.: Association des Conférences Episcopales de l’Afrique Centrale

BURUNDI : 1 member
>>Conférence des Évêques Catholiques du Burundi (CECAB) , Full Member (1990)

Secrétariat de l’Épiscopat du Burundi
Département de l’Apostolat de la Bible
B.P. 1390 Bujumbura, Burundi
Tel : +257 223263 – Fax : +257 223270 .

REPUBLIQUE DEMOCRATIQUE DU CONGO :
3 members
>>Conférence Episcopale Nationale du Congo (CENCO), Full Member (2008)
>>
Centre pour l’Apostolat Biblique, Associate Member (2007)
Centre Liloba - Missionnaires du Verbe Divin
B.P. 7463 - Kinshasa 1, DRC
Tel: +243-99 848 22.
Email: cliloba@ic.cd
Contact person: Fr. Mathew THEKKEYIL, SVD, Director, Centre Liloba.

 

>>Verbum Bible Associate Member (1983)
B.P. 7463 - Kinshasa I, DRC.
Contact person: Fr. Francisco FERNANDEZ, SVD, Director Verbum Bible.

RWANDA: 1member
>>Conférence des Evêques Catholiques du Rwanda (1978
)

Conférence Episcopale du Rwanda - Avenue de la Paix - B.P. 357 - Kigali, Rwanda.
Tél. +250 7 5439 ; Fax : +250 7 5439.
Email : cerwanda@rwanda1.com
Contact Person: Coordinator

     
CENTRAL AFRICA II (A.C.E.R.A.C.: Association des Conférences Episcopales de la Région de l’Afrique Centrale)

CAMEROON : 2 members
>>Conférence Épiscopale Nationale du Cameroun, Full Member (1972)

Sécrétariat Général
B.P. 1963, Yaounde, Cameroun.
Tél. +237 231 1592 - Fax +237 231 2977.
Email : cenc@camnet.cm

>>Catholic Women’s Association, Associate Member (1991)
CWA Office Bayelle - P.O.Box 113
Mankon-Bamenda, N.W. Province

GABON : 1 member
>>Conférence Episcopale du Gabon, Full Member (2007)

Secrétariat
B. P. 2146 – Libreville, Gabon.
Tel : +241 722073

 

CENTRAL AFRICA REPUBLIC: 1 member
>>Conférence Episcopale Centrafricaine, Full Member (1974)

Conférence Episcopale Centrafricaine (CECA)
B.P. 1518 – Bangui, Central Africa Republic.
Tel: +236 617072; 502746 - Fax: +236 61 4692
Email: ceca_rca@yahoo.fr
Contact person: Coordinator

Tchad, 1 membre
Conférence Episcopale du Tchad, membre ordinaire (2008)

     
EASTERN AFRICA (A.M.E.C.E.A.: Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Easter Africa)

KENYA: 2 members
>>Kenya Episcopal Conference, Full Member (1975)

The Kenya Catholic Secretariat - Pastoral Department - P.O.Box 13475 – 00800 Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254 (020) 4443133/4/5
Fax: +254 (020) 4442910, 441914.
Email: secgeneral@catholicchurch.or.ke


>>AMECEA Pastoral Institute (GABA), Associate Member (1988)
P.O. Box 908 - 30100 Eldoret, Kenya
Tel: +254 (053) 2062153 – Fax: +254 (053) 2033658 Email: pasto@wananchi.com
Contact person: Fr. Pius MALE

Email: piusmale@cuea.edu

MALAWI: 1 member
>>Episcopal Conference of Malawi, Full Member (1975)

Pastoral Department-ECM - P.O. Box 30384 - Lilongwe 3, Malawi – Tel: +265 (01) 772075/66/79/85 – Fax: +265 (01) 772019.
Email: ecm@malawi.net

SUDAN: 1 member
>>Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference, Full Member (1972)
PALICA (Pastoral) Department - Middle Road Riyadh Plot No. 43 Block 13
P.O. Box 6011 - Khartoum, Sudan
Tel: +249 (183) 224365, 222663
Fax: +249 (183) 224866 Email:scbc.pastoral@gawab.com

TANZANIA: 2 members
>>Tanzania Episcopal Conference, Full Member (1978)

Catholic Secretariat - Pastoral Department
P.O. Box 2133 - Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania
Tel: +255 (22) 2851075/9
Fax: +255 (22) 2851133, 2850295
Email: info@tec.co.tz
Contact person: Coordinator

 


>>St. Benedict’s Abbey - Peramiho Publications, Associate Member (1981)
Contact person: Br. Dominikus Michael Weis
P.O. Box 41 –Peramiho, Tanzania.
Tel./Fax : +255 635 2917.
Email: dominik@osbafrica.org

UGANDA: 1 member
>>Uganda Episcopal Conference, Full Member (1973)

Catholic Secretariat - Pastoral and Liturgical Department.
P.O. Box 2886 – Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256 (41) 510389, 510570 Fax: +256 (41) 510545
Email: uec@infocom.co.ug

ZAMBIA: 2 members
>>Zambia Episcopal Conference, Full Member (1969)

Catholic Secretariat - Pastoral Department - Biblical Apostolate.
P.O. Box 31965 – Lusaka, Zambia
Tel: +260 (1) 262613/44, +260 (1) 260980
Fax: 262658
Email: zec@zec.org.zm
Contact person: Coordinator.


>>Archdiocese of Kasama, Associate Member (2005)
Biblical Apostolate – Archdiocese of Kasama
P.O.Box 410143 – Kasama, Zambia
Tel: +260 (04) 221451, 221248 – Fax: 222202
Email: archkasa@zamtel.zm
Contact person: Fr. Stanislas CHILAMO – Cathedral of St. John
P.O.Box 410066 – Kasama,Zambia
Email: bibapast@zamtel.zm

     
SOUTHERN AFRICA(I.M.BI.S.A: Inter-regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa)

ANGOLA and SAO TOME: 1 member
>>Confêrencia Episcopal de Angola Sao Tome e Principe, Full Member (1996)

Secretariado – Cx. P. 3579, Rua Comandante Bula, Luanda -
Tel: 244-(0)2-44 36 86; Fax: 244-(0)2-44 55 04.
E-mail: ceast@snet.co.ao

LESOTHO: 1 member
>>Lesotho Catholic Bishops’ Conference, Full Member (1977)
Biblical Apostolate Department.

P.O.Box 200, Maseru 100, Lesotho.
Tel: +266 501 312525/323092; Fax: +266 501 310294.
Email: frpascalis@leo.co.ls

MOZAMBIQUE : 1 member
>>Conferência Episcopal de Moçambique, Full Member (2004)

Conferência Episcopal de Moçambique, C.P. 286, Maputo, Angola.
Tél. : +258 21 490766 ; Fax : +258 21 492574.

NAMIBIA: 1 member
>>Namibian Catholic Bishops’ Conference, Full Member (1998)

Pastoral Commission Secretary -17 Jan Jonker Road
P.O. Box 11525 – Windhoek 9000, Namibia
Tel. +264 61 224798/225265/259554
Fax +264 61 248126.
Email: ncbc@iafrica.com.

 

SOUTH AFRICA: 3 members
>>Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference, Full Member (1969)
P.O.Box 941, Pretoria 0001, South Africa.
Tél. +27 12 3236458 ; Fax +27 12 3266218
Email: sacbclib@wn.apc.org
Contact person: LUMKO Pastoral Institute,
P.O. Box 5058, Delmenville 1403, South Africa.
Tel: +27-11-827 89 24; Fax: 27-11-827 57 75
Email: lumko@global.co.za

>>Catholic Biblical Foundation of South Africa, Associate Member (1997)
National Secretariat - P.O.Box 1233 - Rosettenville 2130, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Tel./Fax +27 11 435 7488. Cell: +27 084 8314534
Email: sndsa@sn.apc.org:
Contact person: Br. Michael Martin CHALMERS, mwcbf@mweb.co.za

>>Diocese of Tzaneen, Associate Member (1987)
Tzaneen Diocese - P.O.Box 261 - 0850 Tzaneen, South Africa -
Tel. +27 152 3075244 - Fax +27 152 3073078.
Contact person: Fr. André BOHAS, MSC
Tel : +27 159 736661 – Fax : +27 159 736664 – Cell : +27 827448690
-Email andbohas@mweb.co.za

ZIMBABWE: 1 member
>>Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference, Full Member (1971)

Biblical Department - Pastoral Centre - Africa Synod House P.O.Box CY 738 – Causeway, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Email: zcbc-sec@harare.iafrica.com
Contact person: Coordinator

MADAGASCAR AND INDIAN OCEAN(C.E.D.O.I: Conférence Episcopale de l’Océan Indien)
MADAGASCAR
Centre Catéchétique et Biblique du diocèse de Manajary, Associate Member (1999)
c/o Maison Arnold Janssen - B.P. 17 - Mananjary 317, Madagascar.
Email : svd@vitelcom.mg
Contact person: Père Sebastian QUADROS, SVD, Ampasimandrorona, BP 58 - 317 Mananjary, Madagascar.
Email: sebyquadros@yahoo.com