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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

What responsibilities follow the numerical dominance of Africans in World Christianity? – Quartz Africa

The projected numbers will certainly fill African christians with pride. But will the quality of religious faith be worth it for Africans and the world at large? How will African Christianity, the way it is going today, impact that future scenario? There are already more […]

World’s most committed christians live in Africa, Latin America, U.S. – Pew Research Center

Should “frequency of worship attendance” and “regularity in prayer” as benchmarks for judging christian commitment be enough for African Christianity when it has not effectively inspired a better quality of lives – spiritually, morally and socio-economically – for a substantial percentage of the people? Christianity […]

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Mercy Amba Oduyoye and the place of women in African Christian Theology – Sojourners

The significance of Mercy Amber Oduyoye, fondly identified as the “mother of African women’s theologies,” goes beyond carving space for African women in Christian theology. It expands to the very being and identity of African Christianity within global Christianity. Oredein highlights this as Oduyoye’s greatest […]

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At 200, Liberia’s oldest church pledges to transform lives and renew communities – Front Page Africa

Liberia, Africa’s first independent nation, remains important for the 19th century christian missionary enterprise in Africa. It demonstrated a realization that Africans responded better to missionaries of African descent. In spite of her christian history, Liberia is still a struggling nation. The fact that “transformation […]

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Is the Indigenous spirituality of Africa able to positively domesticate African Christianity? – Harvard Gazette

In this ever-relevant interview, Nigeria’s Prof. Jacob Olupona confesses a conscious negotiation of his christian and African identities in a representative demonstration of the continuity of African religions in African Christianity. The details offer ideas on what makes for the complex manifestations of African Christianity. […]