Agbonkhianmeghe Orobator S.J.



"Vestiges and Legacies of Vatican II in the African Church"


Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator, SJ, is a Nigerian Jesuit currently serving in Kenya as the Provincial of the Eastern Africa Province of the Society of Jesus, a position he has held since 2009. An author, editor, and lecturer at Hekima College Jesuit School of Theology in Nairobi, Kenya, Father Orobator specializes in ethics and theology in the church and religion in African society. He completed his doctorate in theology and religious studies in 2004 at the University of Leeds, United Kingdom. His most recent work, Practising Reconciliation, Doing Justice, Building Peace: Conversations on Catholic Theological Ethics in Africa (Paulines, 2013), addresses the mission of the church in the context of Africa's present socioeconomic, political, and religious context. Forthcoming is a collection entitled “Feminism: Conversations in the World Church,” coedited with Linda Hogan.