Fratelli Tutti: A Global Commentary by the Studies in World Catholicism Series

Fratelli Tutti: A Global Commentary (Eds.), William T. Cavanaugh; Carlos Mendoza-Álvarez, OP; Ikenna U. Okafor; Daniel Franklin Pilario, CM, Studies in World Catholicism, Vol. 13, Wipf and Stock, forthcoming October 2023. 

Next month, —in October 2023 – Studies in World Catholicism Series will publish a fundamental scientific work on the Papal Encyclical, the Fratelli Tutti. This masterpiece, Fratelli Tutti: A Global Commentary, will be the first of its kind on this important opera of Pope Francis. 

Four esteemed professors from various parts of the world collaborated to edit this global commentary on Fratelli Tutti. The teams include William T. Cavanaugh, a Catholic studies professor at DePaul University, Carlos Mendoza-Alvarez, a tenured theology professor at Boston College, and Ikenna U. Okafor, an adjunct professor of intercultural theology at the University of Vienna. Prof. Okafor is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Pan-African Theology and Pastoral Series. They also include Daniel Franklin Hilario, an associate professor specializing in theological method, inculturation, and Catholic social teaching at St. Vincent School of Theology in Manila.

The Studies in World Catholicism series explores Catholicism’s complex and diverse worlds through interdisciplinary research. Scholars from around the world contribute to this global conversation about Catholicism, offering insights into both broad theoretical questions and specific experiences of Catholic communities. This series is valuable for anyone interested in learning more about Catholicism.

Fratelli Tutti, A Global Commentary, delves into Pope Francis’ 2020 encyclical, Fratelli Tutti, which tackles worldwide concerns such as climate change, racial inequality, economic disparity, migration, and the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The contributors strive to manifest Francis’ appeal for brotherhood and sisterhood, underscoring the significance of fostering social amity among all individuals.

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