The Catholic Church and Portugal in Africa

Pedro Ramos Brandao

Abstract


The way Catholic Church implanted itself in Africa, and particularly in Portuguese colonial Africa, during the first half of the 20th century. The issue of the Organic Statute of Portuguese Catholic Missions in Africa. The orientation of the missionary policy and its integration in 1933 Constitution. The Foreign Missionaries in the Portuguese Missions and their impact on the criticism to Colonization. The Missionary Statute. The issue of Beira's Bishop.


Keywords


Catholic Church; Africa, Portuguese Colonies; Missionary Statute

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References


Elizabeth Isichei, A History of Christianity in Africa, New Jersey, Africa World Press Inc., 1995, p. 198.

National Secretariat of the Apostleship of Prayer, Ecumenical Second Vatican Council, Braga, Editorial A.O., 1987, P. 327.

C. F. Spence, Mozambique – East African Province of Portugal, Cape Town, Howard Timmins, 1963, p. 178.

National Secretariat of the Apostleship of Prayer, Ob. cit.

IAN/TT, PIDE Archives, Process nr. 5387 - Folder 7390, «Sebastião Soares de Resende».

Idem, Process 54 802 – Folder 8921, «Manuel Vieira Pinto».




DOI: https://doi.org/10.33258/birci.v2i2.254

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