Founded in 2009, the International Journal of African
Catholicism (IJAC) is an ecumenical, interdisciplinary,
peer-reviewed online journal that promotes discussion within the
African Catholic community and dialogue between African and
Supported by Saint Leo University's Department of Religion,
Theology & Philosophy, IJAC publishes scholarly articles that
reflect on the African experience of Catholicism, and promote
discussion among writers around the globe.
The Journal appeals to those interested in the religious life of
continental Africa and its dialogue with the world.
Interested in contributing an article? Please read our submission
"Spirituality of Martyrdom in Roman Catholicism and Contemporary
Islam: The Nigerian Experience"
By: Patrick U. Nwosu
"Biblical Reflections on the Identity of the Catholic Priesthood
Today: Essay in Honor of an African Bishop"
By: Fr. Michael Ufok Udoekpo
2015 International Conference on World
Christianity: Focus on Africa and the Global South in Light of
Vatican II and Evangelii Gaudium of Pope Francis
To review articles in past issues of IJAC, please visit the Journal
IJAC is the result of a collaborative effort by six founding
scholars from Uganda, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Tanzania and the United
States. The Journal provides a platform for outstanding African
theologians to share their research,