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African pope - Wikipedia


However, new scholarship has ... Conquest and Identity in Africa and ...

Why the next pope should be African - CNN.com


Feb 13, 2013 ... An African pope would show African Catholicism has come of age, ... churches of the West, and that Africa should also become the center for ...

Why the next Pope should be African – By Richard Dowden | African ...


Feb 19, 2013 ... Over the decades that I have travelled in Africa I have met only four African atheists. Africans seem naturally networked to religion. All meetings ...

A More Conservative Catholic Church Awaits Pope Francis in Africa ...


Nov 25, 2015 ... Africans now account for 14 percent of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, but ... Corruption is the top public issue in Kenya right now, with new scandals ... Father Mwangi said the pope should wrap his anticorruption message in ...

Two African Cardinals in the Running to Be Pope - ABC News


Feb 12, 2013 ... (British bookmakers offering odds on the next pope have already made ... "I think what we should be looking for, probably what we should be doing ... be the first pope from sub-Saharan Africa and the first-ever black pope.

Catholic Church may have already had a black pope - USA Today


Mar 1, 2013 ... If the Catholic Church chooses a pope from sub-Saharan Africa, it would be a first — but not from that continent. Early popes were North African mosaic of race, ethnicity. ... Christopher Bellitto, a church historian at Kean University in New ... So it should be no surprise that three early popes hailed from that .....

Is it time for the first African pope? - World News


Mar 12, 2013 ... From Rome to Africa: Meet 20 men who could be pope ..... I'm betting that Cardinal Peter Turkson from African Ghana, will be the next Pope. ... Only the most qualified leader should be elected in any position without regard for ...

What Pope Francis Saw in Africa - Huffington Post


Dec 2, 2015 ... These expressions — “Spiritual lungs”, “new center of gravity of World ... Pope Francis saw that African Catholicism is rising; that Africans take the ... Indeed, African Christianity should be driven by a faith that does justice ...

As Pope Francis Visits Africa - Huffington Post


Nov 24, 2015 ... Pope Francis begins his first visit to Africa this week. ... Christ is also a paradigm shift which invites the African church leaders to a new way ... The African church should be a church of the poor, a church with the poor, a church ...

Pope of the poor makes big impact in Africa - BBC News - BBC.com


Dec 1, 2015 ... Pope Francis found a church in rude health and set to gain in influence ... 1215: Visit to a refugee camp at Bangui in the Central African Republic ... the Pope said the world should first deal with hunger, poverty and the lack ... BBC News - New hope for Holy Land's minefield churches https://t.co/vxbTKtcL6i.

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What Africans want from the next pope - CNN.com


Mar 5, 2013 ... Read more: Why the next pope should be African ... Many Africans value families because having children is the only way an African achieves ...

The Pope's Failure in Africa - The New York Times


Dec 2, 2015 ... Yet that figure underlines the importance of confronting Africa with its prejudice against ... for Francis — and one which he should have begun publicly to address . ... Pope Francis Ends African Trip With Visit to a Mosque NOV.

African Popes: Black Catholics : NBCC


according to the liber pontificalis, three popes-pope st victor i (ca 186-198), pope st miltiades (311-14), and pope st gelasius (492-496)-were africans. the liber ... May is dedicated to Mary as the season of the beginning of new life .... Latin should have won recognition as the language of African Christianity from the outset, ...