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 […]

Articles of Professor Oborji

2018-2019 Francis Anekwe Oborji, “The Dialogue with Christianity in Africa: Beyond Proselytism”, in: The Waliggo (A Philosophical and Theological Journal), 8(2018)2, 37-58.   Francis Anekwe Oborji, “Translation of “Our Lord’s Prayer” in African Languages: Issues [...]


About the book F.A. OBORJI, Silver Jubilee of Priestly Ordination, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Aguleri, Nigeria 2014.   This is a commemorative book celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the priestly ordination of the author which took place [...]

Fr Francis Anekwe’s Activity



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 […]



“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 […]


Conference Papers

Titles of Conference Papers 2016-2017   2017: “Persona nella Religione Tradizionale Africana (RTA)”: A Paper presented at a Workshop organized by the Faculty of Philosophy, Tor Vergata University, Rome, which was held at the Pontifical […]

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.