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Catholicism in Africa Seen As Success Storyi
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March 13, 2013 10:55 PM
In the past century, Roman Catholicism has grown faster in Africa than anywhere else in the world, leading to calls during recent papal transitions for an African to head the church as pope. VOA religion correspondent Jerome Socolovsky went to a seminary in Rome where many Africans study, and reports there are different ways of seeing that success.

Catholicism in Africa Seen As Success Story

Published March 13, 2013

In the past century, Roman Catholicism has grown faster in Africa than anywhere else in the world, leading to calls during recent papal transitions for an African to head the church as pope. VOA religion correspondent Jerome Socolovsky went to a seminary in Rome where many Africans study, and reports there are different ways of seeing that success.


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