CELAM – Conferenza Episcopale Latino Americano/ Episcopal Conference of Latin America
CELAM is an organism of communion, reflection, collaboration and service as a sign and instrument of collegial affection in perfect communion with the universal Church and with its visible head, the Roman Pontiff. It was created in the year 1955.
As a service organization, CELAM must first of all be an animation and help in the reflection and pastoral action of the Church in Latin America and the Caribbean.
CELAM provides contact, communion, formation, research and reflection services to the 22 Episcopal Conferences that are located from Mexico to Cape Horn, including the Caribbean and the Antilles.