Fr Francis Anekwe Oborji, Professor

  • “The Lord was with him … to give knowledge of salvation to his people” (Luke 1: 66, 77).  Prof. Oborji is presently teaching the following Courses in the Pontifical Urbaniana University:   MB1016 – Systematic [...]
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS Bachelors in Philosophy, Pontifical Urbaniana University, Rome, June 1984.  Dissertation: Fundamentals of Knowledge in the Philosophy of Immanuel Kant.  Bachelors in Divinity (B.D), Pontifical Urbaniana University, Rome, June 1989.  Dissertation: Nigeria and the Challenges of [...]
  • DISSERTATIONS DIRECTED BY PROF. FRANCIS A. OBORJI[1] a) Doctoral dissertation b)  Licenza in Missiology c) Licenza in Religious science d)Magistero in Religious Science 1] This list includes only those students I directed their dissertations as their [...]
  • Prof. FRANCIS ANEKWE OBORJI “Notice what large letters I have used in writing to you with my own hand. … Peace and mercy to all who follow this as their rule …” (Galatians 6:11, 16). [...]

Top Issues

Mission Outlook

Top Issues

Nigeria’s Narrative of Multiculturalism and Diversity as Strength: An Antithesis The Alleged “Money” for Burial and Marriage Banns in Nigerian Catholic Churches. Fighting Herdsmen Terrorism is NOT “Stoking Ethnic-Hatred” (Part 2) Fighting Herdsmen Terrorism is […]

Blessed Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi

Blessed Iwene Tansi

“Do not be a half-hearted Christian, belong entirely to God with Christian faith and courage” (Blessed Iwene Tansi). Hometown: Igboezunu Aguleri, Nigeria Fame: Trappist monk Feast day: January 20 When Archbishop Charles Heerey of the […]


“Notice what large letters I have used in writing to you with my own hand. … Peace and mercy to all who follow this as their rule …” (Galatians 6:11, 16). PUBLICATIONS OF PROFESSOR FRANCIS ANEKWE [...]

Theology – Missiology

About the book F. A. Oborji Editor Ikenna Okagbue, Editor Kenneth Nnaemeka Ameke, TOWARDS AFRICAN MISSIOLOGY: COLLECTION OF ESSAYS, Xlibris Publishers USA 2020 This volume reflects on a credible and a new language of Christian mission in [...]

Fr Francis Anekwe’s Activity



“Grant Lord that I may see you in every circumstance” (St. Francis of Assisi). MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL & ECCLESIASTICAL ASSOCIATIONS & BOARDSPresident, Old Anambra Vocations (Priests, Religious & Seminarians) Association (OAVA), 1992-1994.Member, Association of Coordinators of […]


Participation at Conferences

2011-2013 2011: Participated at the Seminar/Conference celebrating the 25th anniversary, Faculty of Missiology, Pontifical Urban University, 2-6 May 2011, Rome. 2008-2010 2009: Participated at the International Missiological Studies on: “Il Cammino di un secolo: Edimburgo […]



Pontificia Università Urbaniana   Vatican   The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, CBCN   Onitsha Archdiocese   International Association for Mission Studies   International Association of Catholic Missiologists (IACM)   SEDOS   ZENIT  The World […]

Video Talks by professor Oborji


About Fr. Francis Anekwe Oborji

Prof. Francis Anekwe Oborji is a Roman Catholic Priest. He lives in Rome, where he is Professor of Missiology, Pontifical Urbaniana University,Rome.