A leading center of research & reflection on the Church in the global South, the Center for World Catholicism & Intercultural Theology (CWCIT) seeks to be at the forefront of the discussion about the relationship between globalization and the Catholic Church's future as a truly worldwide Church.
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Housed in the Department of Catholic Studies
CWCIT focuses on the global nature of Catholic Christianity, especially
but not exclusively in the global South (Asia, Africa and Latin
America). Questions of peacemaking and social reconciliation inform our
work and academic research, and to that end, each year we host several
visiting theological scholars from the global South. In addition to
being mutually beneficial and enriching, this intercultural intercambio
like the work of CWCIT itself, promotes tolerance and genuine bonds of
solidarity between people whose particular cultural histories are in