Practising Reconciliation, Doing Justice, Building Peace: Conversations in Catholic Theological Ethics in Africa


Practising Reconciliation, Doing Justice, Building Peace: Conversations in Catholic Theological Ethics in Africa



This book is a useful companion for every politician in contemporary Africa, regardless of ideology or creed. It is especially necessary for all Christian faithful, especially leaders and pastoral workers.



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Paulines Publications Africa




Ethics in Religion | Religion | Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion


Table of Contents

Introduction: reconciliation, justice, and peace in the light of Catholic theological ethics in Africa and in the world church / Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator

Between violence, reconciliation rituals, and justice in Northern Uganda / Elias O. Opongo

Opportunities for reconciliation in Africa / Richard N. Rwiza

Challenges to the church in Africa and the world in its reconciling mission / Kifle Wansamo

Between justice and reconciliation: paths towards complementarity / Elisée Rutagambwa

Some pertinent ethical-moral and pastoral issues in reconciliations in Africa: a way forward / Onyema Anozie

Acholi Religious Leaders Peace Initiative (ARLPI): practising reconciliation in the context of Northern Uganda / Archbishop John Baptist Odama

Justice as a consequence of love / Peter Henriot

New opportunities for justice for the church in Africa and the world / David Kaulemu

Making justice at home or justice begins at home / Anne Arabome

The sociocultural context in which justice is sought in the church in Africa / Philomena N. Mwaura

A pastoral paradigm: harnessing agency and assets in pastoral situations to enhance justice / Peter John Pearson

Practising just peace in the context of South Sudan / Bishop Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala

God writes straight lines of peace: a theological perspective for peace in Côte d'Ivoire / Victor Boudjou Adangba

Peace: addressing gender violence

A South African perspective / Alison Munro

The challenges of peace and Christian renaissance / Nathanael̈ Yaoki Soédé

Context of peace: transformation of human relationships and peace education / Achieng Anne Clestine Oyier

Key pillars of peace in Africa / Roger Afan

Conflict and peace in Nigeria: between despair and hope

The role of religion / Cardinal John Onaiyekan