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
"Fifty Years after the Second Vatican Council: A
Critical Review of the Roman Catholic Church’s Approach to
Interreligious Dialogue and Seeking a Way Forward Through
SimonMary A. Aihiokhai, PhD (Cand.) Duquesne University
"Paul’s Theology of the Church as the Body of
Christ (1 Cor. 12:27): Its Missionary Implications for the Church
in (Africa) Nigeria"
Michael Ufok Udoekpo, Sacred Heart School of Theology, Milwaukee,
"African Initiated Churches and Party Politics:
Collis Garikai Machoko, Huntington University
"Gender Issues Among the Yorubas"
John Segun Odeyemi, Duquesne University
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,