Ministerial formation in Africa today a layman"s perspective by Aloys Otieno Ojore

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  • Catholic Church -- Africa -- Clergy -- Religious life,
  • Christianity and culture -- Africa,
  • Spiritual formation -- Catholic Church -- Africa

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-134).

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StatementAloys Otieno Ojore.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 136 p. ;
Number of Pages136
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Open LibraryOL24063795M
ISBN 109966722637
LC Control Number2009333517

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