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“The Jesuit in Africa: Mission, Ministry, and Moments of Grace in Advancing Catholic Intellectual and Social Traditions in Africa”

Description / Abstract:

Despite a history of colonialism and other forms of modern contradictions, Jesuits have been instrumental in starting and maintaining the intellectual tradition and the catholic social teaching in Africa. Following the dynamic of the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola, the Founder of the Society of Jesus, this article analyzes how God has worked wonders through the pains and sufferings of men and women in the history of Africa.