Rev. Prof. Fr. Apollinaire CHISHUGI CHIHEBE, PhD in Philosophy, Licence in Spirituality, has been the Rector of Major seminaries in Burkina Faso, DR Congo and Ethiopia for more than 15 years. He has taught Philosophy in many African University such as Université St Thomas d’Aquin of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Université Officielle de Bukavu etc. He has also been the Dean, faculty of economic sciences, Université Officielle de Bukavu for 7 years. He has lectured systematic philosophy and philosophy of Law at University and Major Seminaries levels for over 20 years. He is a BA (Hons) and Licences in Philosophy of the Gregorian University of Rome, BA in the theology of Institut Catholique de Toulouse (France), Licence in Spirituality of the Gregorian University of Rome and PhD in Political Philosophy of Université de Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso). In 2012 he has been ranked as Associate Professor of Congolese Universities and in 2017 he became Professor Full of Congolese Universities.
Rev. Prof. Fr. Apollinaire CHISHUGI has spent 6 years in Konandugu Parish (Burkina Faso) as curate and Parish Priest before being sent for further studies in Rome. He has been in charge of the house of formation for 17 years in Burkina Faso, DR Congo and Ethiopia. As Myers Briggs Type Indicator Practitioner, He animated training of Novice Masters and Mistress in Mater Christi Centre of Bobo Dioulasso (Burkina Faso) for 7 years. Rev. Prof. Fr. Apollinaire CHISHUGI has been a facilitator and mentor in many Chapters of religious congregations.
Rev. Prof. Fr. CHISHUGI has published several refereed articles and presented academic papers in several research conferences focusing on Philosophy and Theology. He is known as a Kantian philosopher. He is a member of the reading committee for scientific journals in the French-speaking world such as “Les Cahiers de l’IREA” published by “Harmattan” in Paris, “Recherches Africaines” Published by the African Research and Documentation Centre in Bukavu (DRC). He has authored several books in French including “La paix par le Droit” ,“La rationalité de l’agir humain”, “Logique et argumentation juridique ». Rev. Prof. Fr. CHISHUGI is regularly an external examiner with Domuni Universitas of Bruxelles.