Episcopal Conference of Angola and São Tomé

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The Episcopal Conference of Angola and São Tomé (Conferência Episcopal de Angola e São Tomé CEAST) is the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Angola and São Tomé and Principe. It has its headquarters in Luanda. The 21st since the November 2009 Acting Chairman is Gabriel Mbilingi, Archbishop of Lubango. Vice President of CEAST, the Bishop of Cabinda, Filomeno do Nascimento Vieira Dias. In the pastoral letters of the CEAST calls again and again for more social justice.

Chairman[edit]

Manuel Nuñes Gabriel, Archbishop of Luanda (1967-1975)

Eduardo André Muaca, Archbishop of Luanda (1975-1982)

Manuel Franklin da Costa, Archbishop of Lubango (1982-1990)

Cardinal Alexandre do Nascimento, Archbishop of Luanda (1990-1997)

Zacarias Kamwenho, Archbishop of Lubango (1997-2003)

Damião António Franklin, Archbishop of Luanda (2003-2009)

Gabriel Mbilingi, CSSp., Archbishop of Lubango (since 2009)

See also[edit]

Roman Catholicism in Angola

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