BIA Benedict XVI Institute for Africa
Agbaw Ebai
Benedict XVI’s Legacy: Unfinished Debates on Faith, Culture, and Politics de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture | Ratzinger Foundation | Bene

Sunday, April 7 5:00–7:00 p.m. Registration Check-InMorris Inn, outside Private Dining RoomsNote: Check-in will also be available Monday. 6:00-7:30 p.m. Welcome DinnerMorris Inn, Private Dining Rooms 8:00–9:15 p.m. Welcome Address: […]

April 5, 2024
Agbaw Ebai
Theologians gather in Cameroon for a Colloquium on BXVI’s Introduction to Christianity

For a full report of the Colloquium, click here. On Wednesday, November 23rd, African theologians and scholars gathered at the Paul VI Pastoral Centre in Cameroon to share thoughts on […]

November 27, 2022
Agbaw Ebai
Men of Sorrows

Every Good Friday, the Church’s Liturgy turns her gaze upon the face of Christ, the suffering servant; the One whom Isaiah describes as “a man of suffering, knowing pain.” Or, […]

October 15, 2022
Agbaw Ebai
Why God Must Not Be Set Aside

“There is no saint without a past; there is no sinner without a future” Meditations on the Life of Augustine of Hippo (AD 354 – 430) I love the month […]

August 30, 2022
Agbaw Ebai
Joseph Aloysius Ratzinger – Benedict XVI at 95th

On this same Saturday Easter Vigil 95 years ago a young Bavarian was Born. One who will become a Christian, Priest , Bishop , Cardinal and the 265th  Successor of […]

April 16, 2022
Agbaw Ebai
Theologians gather to discuss ‘Africae Munus, Ten Years Later’

Africae Munus Ten Years LaterNovember 4-6, 2021, Mundelein Seminary Co-organized by Maurice Agbaw-Ebai and Matthew LeveringSponsored by the Benedict XVI Institute for Africa and the Center for Scriptural Exegesis, Theology, […]

November 6, 2021
Father Zifac
Fr. Zifac: Never Give Up Looking Up

Yes. Never give up in looking up. Refuse to be discouraged. No bad condition is permanent with Jesus. Solve your problems the Bartimaeus’ way. When Zacheus could not see Jesus […]

October 24, 2021
Father Zifac
Father Zifac: it is well in Jesus’ name

With the uncertainty and political and cultural volatility of nowadays it can be easy to become overwhelmed. It can easy to lose hope and to give in to despair. Thankfully, […]

September 6, 2021
Agbaw Ebai
Reflections on Fatherhood

Members of BIA’s Holy Mass Association of Africa share reflections on fatherhood in honor of Fathers Day.

June 20, 2021
Father Denis
The Christian God and Culture in Africa – Part 5

Fortunately or unfortunately, most of Africa was evangelized by Latin rite missionaries. Which means that the way we worship God in the celebration of Mass and the sacraments is typically […]

May 29, 2021