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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.

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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.

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Strive “for your future”, Pope Francis to Youth in Africa, Warns against Enslavement

Nov 5, 2022

Pope Francis has urged young people in Africa to work towards their future, ensuring that they “stay alive”.

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Inside Pope Francis’ Envisioned Two-hour Dialogue with Catholic Youth in Africa

Oct 27, 2022

Everything is set for the November 1 dialogue between Pope Francis and young people drawn from various Catholic universities from African countries.

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African Students to Seek Solidarity with Pope Francis in Tackling Challenges of Youth

Oct 26, 2022

The envisioned dialogue between Pope Francis and young people from Catholic institutions of higher learning in Africa is not a moment to lament about the ills of the continent, but an opportunity to seek the Holy Father’s solidarity with the African youth in their daily struggles, an official at the planned Papal engagement has said.

Sr. Clemency Nabishawo (Left) during her presentation on the second day of the biannual Pan African Congress on Theology in Nairobi.  Credit: ACI Africa

Catholic Nun in Kenya Calls for Aligning Formation Programs “to the signs of the times”

Jul 24, 2022

There is need to revise formation programs for women and men joining Religious Orders and Societies of Apostolic Life, aligning them to contemporary times of Christian living, a Catholic Nun in Kenya has said.

Rev. John Chan in Nairobi during the biannual Pan African Congress on Theology at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA). Credit: ACI Africa.

More Protestants in Congress on Theology Mean “a more fruitful dialogue”: Baptist Minister

Jul 24, 2022

Inviting more Protestant Christians in future Pan-African Catholic Congresses on Theology, Society, and Pastoral Life would expand participants’ perspectives, boiling down to “a more fruitful dialogue”, a Baptist Minister who participated in the July 19-22 Congress in Nairobi has said.

Some of the participants at the ongoing pan African Congress on Theology held at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) in Nairobi Kenya. Credit: ACI Africa

“Agents of evangelization should be theologically formed within African context”: Priest

Jul 23, 2022

There is need to prepare those involved in evangelization in Africa in theological studies that are relevant for their ministry among the people of God on the continent, a Ghanaian Catholic Priest has said.

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Pope Francis Lauds Nairobi Congress on Theology as “a sign of an outgoing African Church”

Jul 19, 2022

Pope Francis has expressed his delight about the ongoing second biannual Pan-African Catholic Congress on Theology, Society, and Pastoral Life, which members of the Pan-African Catholic Theology and Pastoral Network (PACTPAN) organized in Nairobi, Kenya.

A poster announcing the Pan-African Congress on Theology that members of the Pan-African Catholic Theology and Pastoral Network (PACTPAN) have organized. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Planned Pan-African Congress on Theology to Focus “on what it means to be a vital church”

Jul 17, 2022

The Pan-African Congress on Theology that members of the Pan-African Catholic Theology and Pastoral Network (PACTPAN) have organized this month is set to focus on the meaning of being “vital church” and Synodality among other issues in Africa and the whole world, an official of the entity involved in convening the Congress has said.