Catholic Institute of West Africa (CIWA)

Institut catholique de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (ICAO)

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History

1967, by Regional Episcopal Conference of French-Speaking West Africa (CERAO), as Catholic University of West Africa (CUWA) -- Université catholique de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (UCAO). Current title adopted in 1975. 1981, became an institute of Association of Episcopal Conferences of Anglophone West Africa (AECAWA). A theological institute of the Catholic Church in English-speaking Africa. Ceased to exist when AECAWA was dissolved, 2007.

Aims

Promote scientific analytical and critical contextual study of theology and related disciplines; train Church personnel in Christian theology studied against the socio-cultural background of Africa; train Church personnel in the communication of Christian theology; produce teachers for seminaries and other higher institutions of learning.

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Activities

Maintains: Department of Dogmatic Theology/Biblical Studies, with 2 units; Department of Pastoral/Moral Theology, with 2 units. Maintains library.

Structure

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Type I Classification

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Subjects *

  • Theology
    • Catholicism

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

F0194

Last News Received

2009
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