"Fifty Minds that Matter" Include CWCIT Friends/Collaborators
In its November 28, 2018 online issue, The Tablet published its selection of the 50 Catholic women and men who are "doing the most to change the way we imagine ourselves and understand the world" and "making waves and recalibrating disciplines, and adding some Catholic salt to the contemporary cultural soup." Among them are three CWCIT friends/collaborators: Celia Deane-Drummond (2015 "Fragile World" conference keynote speaker);Katongole (2010 CWCIT research scholar); and Laurenti Magesa (2016 CWCIT research scholar).
Women & Church Leadership Conference Covered in National Catholic Reporter's Global Sisters Report
Heidi Schlumpf, correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter
, covered CWCIT's World Catholicism Week 2018 conference, "Daughters of Wisdom," in her April 12, 2018 article, "DePaul Conference on Women in Global Church Calls for New Leadership Models
Archdiocese of Chicago's "Mission Matters" Program Interviews CWCIT's Stan Chu Ilo
In their March 15, 2018 program
, the archdiocese's "Mission Matters Live" spoke with Stan Chu Ilo about the Society for Hope and Solidarity for the Women
of Central Africa, a project for which he has served as the U.S.
representative; his work founding and sustaining
the charity, Canadian Samaritans for Africa; and about CWCIT's work, including its upcoming April conference on women and leadership in the Church.
2017—CWCIT's Stan Chu Ilo Receives Global Impact Award
On October 21, 2017, in Toronto, AfroGlobal Television presented Stan Chu Ilo with its 2017 Global Impact Award
for the more than 20 projects in four African countries implemented through Canadian Samaritans for Africa, a nonprofit of which he is founder and president. One such project is the water and sanitation initiative and the AduAchi Women's Skills Center in Eastern Nigeria, executed in collaboration with Engineers Without Borders and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Recognized as one of the top 10 global projects at the UNESCO-sponsored Mondialogo Awards in 2009, it also won an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) award and recognition from the U.S. State Department.
2017—U.S. Catholic Magazine Interviews Stan Chu Ilo on African Spirituality
In its September 2017 issue, U.S. Catholic published an interview with CWCIT research professor, Rev. Stan Chu Ilo, on African spirituality's unique commitment to community and the belief that everything and everyone is connected through God: "Someone has called it the moral tradition of abundant life. What is abundant life? I say it is human and cosmic flourishing, when every reality is intimately connected to every other reality in a harmonious bond.Read the full interview here.
2015—America Magazine Reports on CWCIT's Muslim-Catholic Panel
On November 12, 2015, CWCIT hosted a discussion on
Muslim-Catholic dialogue in sub-Saharan Africa, which included as
panelists Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos, Nigeria, and DePaul's own
Dr. Babacar Mbengue. The national Jesuit magazine, America, featured the event as reported by Catholic News Service journalist, Michelle Martin. Read the full article here.
2013—Papal Conclave Participants Include CWCIT Friends & Collaborators
On March 13, 2013, a conclave of 115 cardinals elected Jorge Mario Bergoglio, SJ
of Buenos Aires, as the successor to Pope Benedict XVI. The first Latin
American and Jesuit pope, Bergoglio chose the name Francis.
Participating in this historic conclave were the following cardinals
whom CWCIT has been honored to welcome here at DePaul:
Mar George Cardinal Alencherry (bio)
Major Archbishop of the Syro-Malabar Church (Kochi, Kerala, India)
October 2011 presentation at DePaul: "Catechesis in the World Church"
Francis Cardinal Arinze (bio)
Prefect Emeritus, Congregation for Divine Worship(Rome)
November 2009 visit to DePaul
View photo slideshow
Watch his interview with NBC 5 Chicago
Francis Cardinal George, OMI (bio)
Archbishop Emeritus of Chicago
February 2014 presentation: "Pope Francis & the New Evangelization"
April 2010 presentation: "Tradition & Liberation: Charity in Truth & the New Face of Social Progress"
Peter Kodwo Appiah Cardinal Turkson (bio)
President, Pontifical Council for Justice & Peace (Rome)
April 2010 presentation at DePaul: "Charity in Truth & the New Face of Social Progress"