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Creation of New African Union of Friars


Kenya - Nairobi
February 1-2, 2012

The Union of Augustinian Friars of Africa (UAFA) was officially inaugurated on the 2nd of February 2012. This initiative follows a meeting of the Augustinian Superiors in Africa chaired by Prior General Fr. Robert Prevost.

The circumscriptions partcipatinng in the Union are: Nigeria, Algeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The Objectives of UAFA

  • To foster closer collaboration among male African Augustinian circumscriptions while maintaining connection with the Augustinian Federation of Africa (AFA);
  • To initiate dialogue with other structures of the Order and with the General Curia;
  • To appoint animators to facilitate common programs;
  • To seek solutions to common problems;
  • To encourage mutual support in terms of personnel among circumscriptions;
  • To promote common formation (both initial and ongoing);
  • To work together on common projects;
  • To procure material and financial among circumscriptions;

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