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  • Religious institutions and sexual scandals: A comparative study of Catholicism in Ireland, South Africa, and the United States.
    Conway, Brian (2014)
    International Journal of Comparative Sociology 55:4: 318-341.

    Associated Search Terms: Ireland; Comparative; South Africa; Catholic, Ireland; Catholic, South Africa; Sexual abuse; United States; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Generations of Catholics in Eastern Africa: A practice-centered analysis of religious change.
    Kollman, Paul (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 412-428.

    Applies Riesebrodt's practice-centered approach to east African Catholics. The focus on practice is presented as an advantage, but the neglect of subjective meaning leads to overlooking generational differences.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Catholic, Africa; Africa, east; Riesebrodt, Martin; Practice-centered theory
  • Les Prélats Africains et les Tentatives de Démocratisation du Début de la Décennie 1990.
    Bédard-st-Pierre, Nadine (2006)
    Social Compass 53:4: 467-478.

    Examines pastoral letters of national councils of Catholic bishops; the prelates played a major role in the 1990s democratization of some sub-Saharan African states since they held a compromise (engaged) position in the everyday world.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Politics, Africa; Bishop; Compromise; Africa; Catholic, Africa
  • Évangile et Langue Maternelle.
    Luneau, René (1997)
    In Yves Lambert, Guy Michelat, and Albert Piette (eds.) Le religieux des sociologues. Trajectoires personnelles et débats scientifiques. Paris; L'Harmattan, pp. 169-180.

    Associated Search Terms: France; Luneau, René; Catholic, France; Popular religion; Africa
  • Le Synode Africain d'Avril-Mai 1994 et les Nouveaux Mouvements Religieux.
    Luneau, René (1996)
    Social Compass 43:2: 199-207.

    A Vatican working document refers to new religions & new independent Christian churches in Africa, but the references were deleted from the final report since small spontaneous churches threaten Catholicism in Africa.

    Associated Search Terms: African Christian; Catholic, Africa; New religions
  • A Statistical Survey of Christians in Africa./Données Statistiques sur les Chrétiens en Afrique.
    Laurentin, René (1977)
    In Claude Geffré and Bertrand Luneau (eds.) The Churches of Africa: Future Prospects (Concilium 106). New York: seabury, pp. 94-104./Concilium 106: 119-132.

    Provides 1969-74 data on Catholic adherents & clergy in Africa, with breakdowns by regions.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Africa; Africa
  • Religion and Revolution.
    Lewy, Guenter (1974)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: France; Islam; Sudan; Sri Lanka; Spain; Mexico; India; Germany; Egypt; China; Burma; Brazil; Latin America; Africa; Puritan, Great Britain; Catholic, Mexico; Jewish; Hindu, India; Christian; Revolution; Messian; Cargo cult; Anabaptist
  • Anglican and Roman Catholic Priests in South Africa: Some Questionnaire Responses.
    Verryn, Trevor David (1972)
    Social Compass 19:1: 93-99.

    Analyzes 1970-71 survey data from Anglican & Roman Catholic priests in South Africa; shows conflict between this-worldly & other-worldly stances.

    Associated Search Terms: Otherworldliness; Anglican, South Africa; Catholic, South Africa; South Africa; Inner-worldly; Clergy
  • Les rôles religieux dans le contexte multi-racial sud-africain: le profil du ministère dans le calvinsime et le catholicisme.
    Higgins, Edward (1972)
    Social Compass 19:1: 29-47.

    Reviews C.J. Alant's study of the Reformed pastor & Kiernan's of the Catholic priest; both clergy populations were worship-centered & detached from current events.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, South Africa; South Africa; Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suid Afrika; Clergy role
  • L'Église Catholique en Afrique "Portugaise."
    Margarido, Alfredo (1971)
    Revue française d'études politiques africaines 61: 87-112.

    Overview, with membership data from 1960.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Catholic, Africa; Portuguese; Africa
  • Fragmented Priest.
    Kiernan, James (1970)
    Durban: Unity Publications.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; South Africa; Catholic, South Africa
  • The Indian in Durban: An Exploratory Study of the Roman Catholic Indian Minority, with Special Emphasis on the Sociological Aspects of Conversion.
    Currin, Theresa E.V. (1962)
    Unpublished M.Soc.Sc. Thesis, University of Natal.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa; Catholic, South Africa; Conversion; Indian South Africans
  • Vocations to the Priesthood and Environment: An Enquiry into the Belgian Congo, Ruanda and Urundi.
    Masson, Joseph (1958)
    Lumen vitae 13: 120-145.

    An ecological study.

    Associated Search Terms: Vocation; Rwanda; Burundi; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Catholic, Africa; Ecology
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