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Josée Ngalula

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Institution Université Catholique du Congo
Position University Professor
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Recent Publications
  • (dir.), Alphonse Ngindu Mushete et son apport en théologie fondamentale. Baobab, 2022
  • "Combatting Clericalism and Patriarchy as Instruments of Abuse in Church and Society", In: Lawrance Daka & Beatrice Mumbi Gikonyo (eds), Promoting a Consistent Culture of Safeguarding in Church and Society. Perspectives from Africa. Jesuits, 2021, p. 19-28
  • "Les dynamismes porteurs de l’expression « Religions (traditionnelles) africaines », in Cahiers des Religions Africaines. Nouvelle série. Volume 1, n. 1 (avril 2020), p. 9-38.
  • Oser les défendre dans leur vulnérabilité. Manuel pour la promotion des politiques de protection et prévention des violences sexuelles envers les enfants et autres catégories vulnérables. Kinshasa, Mediaspaul, 2020
  • "Violence against Women: Some Lessons from the Situation in Democratic Republic of the Congo", in Bulletin of Ecumenical Theology, vol. 32 (2020), 34-45.
Professional Activities and Affiliations
  • Director of the Observatory on Religious Violence and Fundamentalism in DR Congo (OVIRCO) at the Catholic University of Congo
  • Member of Pan-African Catholic Theology And Pastoral Network (
  • Founding member of the Association of African Theologians (ATA)
  • Member of the Scientific board of the Al Mowafaqa Ecumenical and Interreligious Institute in Rabat, Morocco (
  • Founding member of the Association of Theologians and (Women) Canonists of Kinshasa (
  • Member of the Theological Network "Tsena Malàlaka: a place of exchange for African women theologians" and European" (
  • Founder of the Collection "Bible and Women in Africa" (
  • Member of the Network "Missio-Network African Theology" (on the relationship religion-violence/religion-peace)
  • Member of the Network "Networking on Basic Christian Communities in Africa"
  • Contributor to the Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians / Cercle des théologiennes africaines engagées (
  • Member of the Research Group "Vatican II Project - Legacy and Mandate"