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
"Faith-Based Organizations and the Women’s Empowerment Process
in Nigeria: An Assessment of the Catholic Women Organization in
By Daniel Ude Asueu
"Christian Denominational Archives: An Assessment of their role
in Cameroon Historiography"
By Michael K. Lang & H. Ami Nyoh
"Trends, Dimensions, and Effects of Corruption on Nigeria's
By Mike Opeyemi Omilusi
"Heaven and Hell in the Biblical and African Concepts of Life
By Ignatius M. C. Obinwa
"The Theological Functions of “Seek the Lord” (bᾱqqaš ʾădōnᾱy)
in Zephaniah 2:1-3, for Contemporary Society"
By Michael U. Udoekpo
"Religion and Armed Conflict in Northern Nigeria and Northern
Uganda: Exploring a Symbiotic Relationship"
By Bamidele Oluwaseun
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,