African Theologians

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IMBISA Tasks Theologians to “shed light” on Traditional Initiation, Polygamy in Africa

Dec 6, 2023

Members of the Inter-Regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA), who include Catholic Bishops in nine countries of Southern Africa have tasked theologians in the region to “shed light” on the practices of traditional initiation and polygamy.

Outcomes of Nigeria’s General Election Mirror Country’s Rot: African Catholic Theologian

Mar 2, 2023

With the high levels of poverty and corruption in Nigeria, amid increased violence and persecution of Christians, the west African country is always getting the leaders that mirror its rottenness, a leading African Catholic Theologian has said.

Fr. Stan Chu Ilo. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Muslim Leaders Challenged to Play Role in Ending Christian Persecution in Nigeria

Feb 21, 2023

Christian religious leaders continue to play their role in ensuring that the violence in Nigeria does not transition into a religious war, a Catholic Theologian has said, and challenged Muslim leaders to condemn extremism in the West African nation.

Fr. Stan Chu Ilo. Credit: Courtesy Photo

“It's not war”: African Theologians on Church Involvement in National Politics

Jan 15, 2023

Involvement of the Church in the politics of a country should not always be adversarial, seeking to always oppose the running of governments, Catholic Theologians have said.

Logo of the Pan African Catholic Theology and Pastoral Network (PACTPAN). Credit: PACTPAN

Catholic Theologians Foresee Year of “good surprises” for Africa in 2023

Jan 14, 2023

The growing population of the youth in Africa, the continent’s increasing percentage of Christians, as well as its vastness of resources, signals better days ahead for African countries, two Catholic Theologians have said.

Participants at the theologists colloquium pose for a photo session at the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar's Africama House in Nairobi on Thursday, 10 March 2022. Credit: ACI Africa

African Theologians Advocate for Adoption of African Values in Synod on Synodality

Mar 10, 2022

Participants in the ongoing Synod on Synodality symposium of Theologians that was organized by the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) are suggesting that the Synodal process be anchored in African values.