Christianity in Africa
Christianity in Africa began in Egypt in the middle of the 1st century. By the end of the 2nd century it had reached the region around Carthage. Important Africans who influenced the early development...
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The Origins Of The Ancient Coptic Church Of Egypt
The Coptic Church of Egypt is the earliest Christian church in the world, going back to around 42 AD. According to Bishop Eusebius of Caesarea, as well as Coptic traditions, Saint Mark the evangelist,...
Anglican Diocese of Egypt
The Anglican Diocese of Egypt was originally part of the Diocese of Jerusalem, founded in 1841 by the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Diocese of Egypt was later given autonomy and its first bishop was L...
The Origins Of The Ancient Coptic Church Of Egypt
The Coptic Church of Egypt is the earliest Christian church in the world, going back to around 42 AD. According to Bishop Eusebius of Caesarea, as well as Coptic traditions, Saint Mark the evangelist,...
Kashozi
Kashozi is the site of a Catholic mission established in German East Africa, now Tanzania. It is about 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) to the north of Bukoba. The mission at Kashozi was founded by Mgr. Jo...
Black liberation theology
Black liberation theology is a theological perspective, found in some black churches in the United States, which contextualizes Christianity in an attempt to help African Americans overcome oppression...
Apostolic Vicariate of Sudan
The Vicariate Apostolic of Sudan (Latin: Vicariatus Apostolicus Africae Centralis), or in full Vicariate Apostolic of Sudan or Central-Africa, was a Roman Catholic missionary jurisdiction in North...
Charles Mackenzie (bishop)
Charles Frederick Frazier Mackenzie (1825–62) was a Church of England bishop of Central Africa. He is commemorated in some Anglican Church Calendars.
He was born at Portmore, Peeblesshire, Scotla...
Eternal Sacred Order of Cherubim and Seraphim
The Eternal Sacred Order of the Cherubim and Seraphim is the first African initiated church established in 1925 by Moses Orimolade Tunolase. The church was born out of the Anglican church community am...
Somaliland
Somaliland (Somali: Somaliland, Arabic: صوماليلاند‎ Ṣūmālīlānd or أرض الصومال Arḍ aṣ-Ṣūmāl) is a self-declared independent state that is internationally ...
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The Apostolic Church of Nigeria
The Apostolic Church of Nigeria is a Christian church in Nigeria. It has a national convention centre that seats over 100,000.
In 1918, the year that influenza epidemic broke out, certain brethre...
National Church of Nigeria
The National Church of Nigeria (previously known as the National Ecumenical Centre and officially known as the National Christian Centre) is the primary Christian place of worship in Nigeria, a countr...
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Antonianism
Antonianism, or Antonine sect, was a syncretic Christian new religious movement formed in the Kingdom of Kongo between 1704 and 1706 as a development within the Roman Catholic Church in Kongo. Its fou...
Roman Catholicism in Africa
Roman Catholicism in Africa is the part of the Catholic Church in the various countries of Africa. Christian activity in Africa began in the 1st century when the Patriarchate of Alexandria was formed ...
Religion in Niger
Islam is the dominant religion in Niger and is practiced by 94% of the population. The vast majority of Muslims are Sunni of Maliki school of jurisprudence. Other religions practiced in Niger include ...
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
As of January 1, 2012, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 30,435 members, nine stakes and three districts, 107 congregations (73 wards, 34 branches), two missions in the Democrat...
Andrew Walls
Professor Andrew Finlay Walls, OBE, is a British Christian theologian and missiologist, best known for his pioneering studies of the history of the African church. He is currently Professor of the His...
Anthony the Great
Anthony the Great or Antony the Great (c. 251 – 356 AD), also known as Saint Anthony or Anthony of Egypt, Anthony the Abbot, Anthony of the Desert, Anthony the Anchorite, Anthony of Thebes, Abba Anton...
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Christianity in Sierra Leone
Christians in Sierra Leone constitute approximately 10 percent (~574,300) of the country's population (5,743,725 - 2014 est.). Other sources report that the population of Christians in Sierra Leone ma...
Ethiopian cross
Ethiopian crosses are symbols of Christianity in Ethiopia. Their elaborate, stylized design is markedly distinct from the similar European Christian crosses.
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Christianity in Equatorial Guinea
Christianity in Equatorial Guinea dates back to pre-independence, when Equatorial Guinea was a colony of Portugal and Spain. Today almost 90 per cent of the population are Christian. The majority are ...