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The Society of African Missions (SMA) was founded in Lyon, December 8, 1856 by Bishop Marion Brésillac. Its members, priests and laity, work among Africans, especially in Africa.

 

 


 

 

The Society of African Missions has 970 members coming from Africa, Americas, Asia and Europe.

 


 

The Society of African Missions is organized into:

  1. Provinces
    Great Britain,
    Ireland,
    Italy,
    USA and
    Lyon
  2. Districts
    Canada,
    Spain,
    Strasbourg and
    the Netherlands 
  3. Districts-in-Formation
    Benin - Niger,
    Nigeria,
    Centrafrica,
    Gulf of Guinea,
    Great Lakes,
    India,
    Philippines,
    Poland.

SMA's headquaters is in Rome, where the Superior General and his Council ensure the unity and the animation of the whole Society.