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Eastern Africa Contributions to the Ecumenical Movement

A Catholic Reflection


Stephen Candia

Christ calls all his followers to unity. It is through this unity of the believers that the world will come to believe and accept that Jesus Christ comes from God the Father. This work is a survey of the historical attempts made in Eastern Africa to foster Christian unity especially from the Catholic point of view.
Contents: Historical Background of Ecumenism and Evangelisation in Africa – Africa and the International Ecumenical Meetings – Reflections of Selected Theologians on Ecumenical Issues – Assessment of the Theological Themes – Impact of Ecumenical Awareness of Theologians on Church Life in Eastern Africa – General Conclusion, Observations, Suggestions, Remarks, and Theological Questions.