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Matthew Charlesworth studied information systems and management at Rhodes University for several years before entering the Society of Jesus in 2005. After studies in London, Nairobi and Toronto he was ordained and ministered at Holy Trinity Parish in Braamfontein before joining the staff of spotlight.africa and the Jesuit Institute. He was also a part-time lecturer in Theology and Sacred Scripture at St Augustine College of South Africa. He is currently Director of Communications for the Southern Africa Province of the Society of Jesus, based in Lusaka, Zambia.

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