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Catholic Church in Africa - Wikipedia


The Catholic Church in Africa refers to parts of the Catholic Church in the various countries in ... In 2009, when Pope Benedict XVI visited Africa, it was estimated at 158 million. ... By 2025, one...

Why the next pope should be African - CNN.com


Feb 13, 2013 ... An African pope would show African Catholicism has come of age, ... of an African pope will no doubt vindicate Africa's place as the new center ...

Pontifex Africanus: Could the Next Pope be African? - Africa Speaks ...


Once again the question is being asked if the next Pope will be African. AS4A shares with you an article on the possible African candidates for the next Pope ...

Could the next Pope be a black man? The case for an African | theGrio


Feb 12, 2013 ... theGRIO REPORT - Some believe the next pope will and should come from Africa. But why an African pope?...

Two Africans Among Likely Candidates for Next Pope - VOA News


Feb 11, 2013 ... Two Africans Among Likely Candidates for Next Pope ... a video called "Muslim Demographics," which claims Muslims will eventually take over ...

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.

Why the next Pope should be an African - The Africanists


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 ...

Pope to visit Africa Nov. 25-30; including Central African Republic


Nov 3, 2015 ... Despite ongoing violence in the African nation, Pope Francis said he ... on Pope Francis' first visit to Africa as pope; there, too, he will meet with ...

What Africa can teach Francis | CatholicHerald.co.uk


Nov 19, 2015 ... His Holiness would do well to listen and learn from the African Church, ... Very soon Pope Francis will be in Africa, visiting Kenya, Uganda and the ... good of the community and for the good, in particular, of the next generation.

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. ... It can seem to the contemporary mind that the papacy is a purely ... Christopher Bellitto, a church historian at Kean University in New ...