50 years after Vatican II: the influence of Alioune Diop
In Dakar, Senegal (26-29 January) a colloquium took place on the figure of Alioune DIOP (pictured), titled 50 ans après Vatican II : L’Afrique et l’héritage d’Alioune Diop : le dialogue des religions et les défis du temps présent. Men and women from different cultures, researchers and teachers from Africa, Europe and America gathered to study and remember this man of culture, and his determining cultural contributions to African art, literature and identity and impact on the Church’s identity in the African context.
The Secretary of this Dicastery, Mons. Adoukonou was there and his reports are available below: