A consideration of the future of African Catholicism in light of the ecclesiology of Pope Francis. The article explores how themes in Francis's ecclesiology work together to challenge centralization, clericalism, and triumphalism in the church by promoting practices of synodality and how these elements support the church’s mission to work against forms of colonialism, neo-colonialism, and the most fundamental matrix of colonial power by advancing radical democracy in society
Hinze, Bradford E.
"The Ecclesiology of Pope Francis and the Future of the Church in Africa,"
Journal of Global Catholicism:
1, Article 2. p.6-33.
Available at: https://crossworks.holycross.edu/jgc/vol2/iss1/2
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