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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 Christians in Africa than any other continent—that’s not going to change soon. By 2060 six of the countries with the top ten largest Christian populations will be in Africa, up from three in 2015, according to a new Pew Research Center report. The projections are in line with the gradual shift that has increasingly seen Christian populations live outside the historical cultural centers of the religion.

In total, the Christian population in the six African countries on the list alone will account for just under a quarter of the projected global Christian population of three billion people.

Read the full article titled, Africa is set to be the global center of Christianity for the next 50 years on Quartz Africa

Yomi Kazeem is a reporter at Quartz, covering Africa-specific stories on politics and how it intersects with business, innovation, startups and culture.

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