NEWS FEATURE: Building the Catholic Church in Africa

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c. 1999 Religion News Service BENIN CITY, Nigeria _ As rows of wooden ceiling fans whirred uselessly against the 90-degree heat, Catholics danced in the church aisles, swaying slowly but methodically toward collection boxes for a typical third offering. Women in bright red, green and blue African robes released crumpled bills into already overflowing wooden […]