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Center for World Catholicism & Intercultural Theology

A leading center of research and 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.


Jan. 18 talk on Chicago Polish Catholic immigrants

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Cover of book, Gathered in my Name: Ecumenism in the World 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), and seeks to create channels of collaboration and friendship among scholars from the North and South.

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