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
"African Communalism: Toward a Genuine Interreligious Dialogue
in Sub-Saharan Africa"
By Isidore I. Nkwocha, Duquesne University
"Violence in Christian Marriage: An Offense Against
By Matthew Ikechukwu Nwafor
"Assessing the Constitutional and Human Rights Ramifications for
the Indigenous Sacred Day of Rest in Zimbabwe"
By Collis Garikai Machoko
"Ikwerre Rites of Passage and Sacraments of Initiation: A
Framework for Inculturation in Port Harcourt Diocese,
By Emmanuel Osigwe
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,