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Cardinal Sarah: ‘The Only Thing That Counts Is to Seek God Ever More Deeply’| National Catholic Register

In this first interview after his resignation, Cardinal Sarah may be justified in not believing that “the struggle between progressives and conservatives has any meaning in the Church” since they are ideological and political categories. However, it may be difficult justifying his concluding affirmation that […]

East African Catholics acknowledge the virtuous patriotism of the Magufuli presidency | RECOWACERAO

This is a net stand echoing popular endorsements of former President Magufuli across Africa, in spite of campaigns from mainly international and local opposition media that focus the spotlight on his methods as dangerous for democracy and free-press. This raises the question of how African […]

Questions around Pope Francis’ acceptance of Cardinal Robert Sarah’s resignation – Vatican News

Was Cardinal Sarah, as prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, ideologically acting in opposition to (effectively sabotaging) the reforms of Pope Francis? There was a 12 months lag between the Pope’s written request (14/12/2014) for Cardinal Sarah’s decastry […]

A majority block of Nigerian Methodist leaders support separation, take stand against homosexuality – Juicy Ecumenism

“Whereas, we await the deliberation and resolution of the 2021 General Conference, we the under signed, leaders want to re-iterate our position as the traditionalists rooted in the Scripture and strongly believing that homosexuality is incompatible with Christian teaching.” The Nigerian leaders’ statement makes clear […]

The Roman Catholic Church clears doubts on blessing of same-sex unions – Vatican News

The position of Pope Francis on the question of homosexual orientation has from the beginning remained a clear and unwavering COMPREHENSION that does not judge, whether in affirmation or condemnation of, human persons. This comprehension, which is both humane and christian, is not a legitimization […]

How would re-imagining God as a black woman impact the identity and relevance of African Christianity? | This is africa

The Afro-Cuban painter, Harmonia Rosales, raises a double-pronged counter narrative in her artistic creations: racial as well as gender. When God pre-dated white christian missionaries in Africa, how much damage does the white and male images of the divine done to the identity consciousness of […]

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Historically-black church in Raleigh setting example for an African christian identity – Evangelical News Service

Christianity’s legacy of white supremacy in the Americas and colonialism in continental Africa implicates it in a racism that continually leaves peoples of African descent in disadvantage. As such, it is true that the continued presence of European images of God, formation materials, clergy and […]

An African Christianity re-imagined to empower African peoples – Africa Is a Country

Is the support given by African Evangelical leaders to Donald Trump, who openly demonstrated to care nothing about the interest of Africans, during the last US election the latest indication of the ways in which “Christianity leads Africans to militate against their own interests”? Two […]

Indigenous agency and the shaping of Christianity as an African religion – The Gospel Coalition

From African movements and personalities that constructively and deconstructively shaped Latin Christianity in Africa and the wider Roman world to the decisive role of African agents in the modern christian missions, this re-telling of the story of Christianity in Africa, re-positions Christianity as an African […]

What does Africa as the future of World Christianity mean for African Christianity? – The Gospel Coalition

If numerical dominance assured by faith makes World Christianity predominantly African as Jenkins predicts, it becomes a matter of urgent spiritual responsibility for African christians to re-consider “what” quality of christian faith will advantageously position Africa’s increasing demography in the coming world scene as well […]