Synod offers clues to 'African effect' in Catholic future

Allen Jr., John L.
October 2009
National Catholic Reporter;10/30/2009, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p5
Information about the topics that were discussed at Synod of Bishops for Africa conference that was held at the Vatican from October 4-25, 2009 is presented. Topics include good governance and corruption, trading conditions established by bodies, HIV and AIDS and other diseases. It also tackles the difficulty that some pastoral agents have in being faithful to their vows, vocations and states of life and relationships between pastors and how church employees are treated.


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