AMERICA/PANAMA - Assembly of Bishops: renewal of CELAM and Mesoamerican ecological ecclesial network

Friday, 3 January 2020 episcopal conferences   celam  

Panama city (Agenzia Fides) - The Panamanian Bishops will meet for their ordinary plenary assembly number 2011, which will take place from Monday 6 to Friday 10 January 2020. The Panamanian Episcopal Conference (CEP) informs Fides that the President of the Latin American Episcopal Council (CELAM), Mgr. Miguel Cabrejos Vidarte, who will illustrate the renewal process underway of the CELAM structures for better accompaniment of the Latin American Episcopal Conferences.
The agenda of the CEP assembly foresees the traditional Eucharistic celebration for peace, at 6 pm on Thursday 9 January, at Santa Marta parish, in Altos del Chase. All the Panamanian Bishops will participate and the invitation is extended to all the faithful.
At the end of the meeting, a press conference will be held on Friday 10 January at 10 am, at the headquarters of the Episcopal Conference in Clayton, in which the final statement of the Bishops will be read. On the same occasion, the document for the creation of the Mesoamerican ecological ecclesial network (REEMAM) for Panama will also be presented. (CE) (Agenzia Fides, 3/1/2020)