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Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama during the 5th Pan African Catholic Charismatic Renewal Congress held in Abuja, Nigeria. Credit: Abuja Archdiocese

At Pan African Charismatic Congress, Archbishop Emphasizes Power of Prayer for Africa

Aug 20, 2023

The “multidimensional challenges” that the people of God in Africa face can be tackled by prayer, accompanied by the practice of honesty, and hard work, the Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has said.

Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama administering the Sacrament of Confirmation at St. Augustine’s Pastoral Area, Pyape II of the Archdiocese of Abuja. Credit: Abuja Archdiocese

Catholic Archbishop Blames Divisions in Nigeria on Ignorance of “God’s Word”

Aug 7, 2023

The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has blamed the religious and ethnic divisions in the West African nation on the people’s bitterness and their failure to listen and act upon the Word of God.

Credit: Abuja Archdiocese

Learn from King Solomon: Catholic Archbishop Cautions Nigerian Leaders against Materialism

Aug 7, 2023

The Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja in Nigeria has challenged leaders in the West African country to learn from King Solomon in the Bible who, though a young leader, was deeply concerned about the well-being of the people he was governing.

Archbishop  Ignatius Ayau Kaigama during Holy Mass at St. Peter’s Pastoral Area, Idu Karmo of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese. Credit: Abuja Archdiocese

Let Challenges Not “extinguish our hopes for a better Nigeria”: Catholic Archbishop

Jul 17, 2023

Archbishop  Ignatius Ayau Kaigama of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has cautioned against despair amid a myriad of challenges, and underscored the need to maintain hope for better days.

Archbishop  Ignatius Ayau Kaigama of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese with the three Priests he ordained on 13 July 2023. Credit: Abuja Archdiocese

“Be messengers of hope, animators of faith”: Nigerian Archbishop to Newly Ordained Priests

Jul 14, 2023

The newly ordained Priests of the Society of African Missions (SMA) in Nigeria have been urged to foster hope and contribute to the growth of Christian faith in their Priestly ministry.

Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama administers the Sacrament of Confirmation at the Sacred Heart Parish of Abuja Archdiocese. Credit: Abuja Archdiocese

Sincerity, Equitability among Qualities Nigerian Leaders Need to Address Challenges

Jul 10, 2023

To address the “countless challenges” the people of God in the West African nation of Nigeria are experiencing, the country’s leaders need to practice sincerity, equitability, and prudence in addition to “fervent prayers”, Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama has said.

Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama during Holy Mass at Our Lady Queen of Nigeria Pro-Cathedral of Abuja Archdiocese. Credit: Abuja Archdiocese

Archbishop on How Nigeria’s Leaders Can Address Factors Behind Increased Criminality

Jul 3, 2023

Nigeria’s leaders might not “truly want” to address factors that are behind violence and criminality in the West African nation, Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama has said. 

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama administers the Sacrament of Confirmation at Holy Spirit Pastoral Area, Byazhin of Abuja Archdiocese. Credit: Abuja Archdiocese

Let’s “remain firmly rooted in God” amid Threats: Catholic Archbishop in Nigeria

Jun 27, 2023

The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has encouraged the people of God in the West African nation to remain faithful to God amid threats made against the innocent who try to do the right thing.

Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama with some parishioners of St. Mary’s Kary Parish of Abuja Archdiocese

Catholic Archbishop Cautions Nigerians against “better than thou attitude”

Jun 19, 2023

The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has cautioned the citizens of the West African nation against the “spirit of exclusivism” exemplified in the “better than thou attitude”, and called for the fostering of “harmonious social relationships”.

Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama during Holy Mass at St. Augustine’s Parish of Abuja Archdiocese. Credit: Abuja Archdiocese

Nigerians Living “in a time of multiple needless deaths”: Catholic Archbishop

Jun 18, 2023

The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has decried the increasing number of "needless deaths", evil, and hatred in the West African nation.

Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama during Holy Trinity Sunday Mass at Our Lady Queen of Nigeria Pro-Cathedral of Abuja Archdiocese. Credit: Abuja Archdiocese

Holy Trinity “should be our model” amid Challenge of Divisions: Archbishop in Nigeria

Jun 6, 2023

The communion and relationship of the persons of the Most Holy Trinity “should” inspire the cultivation of “unity and harmony” in Nigeria, the Local Ordinary of the country’s Abuja Archdiocese has said.

Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese. Credit: Abuja Archdiocese

"Perplexing": Catholic Archbishop on Swearing in of Nigeria’s President Despite Petition

May 29, 2023

It is “perplexing” that Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been sworn in as Nigeria’s new President despite the fact that the Presidential election petition has not yet been heard and determined, Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama of the country’s Abuja Archdiocese has said.

“Evangelization a matter of communication”: Cardinal on Communications Week in Nigeria

May 20, 2023

Communication and evangelization are intimately connected, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has said in his Tuesday, May 16 Message on the occasion of this year’s ongoing Communications Week (COMWEEK), an initiative of Catholic Bishops in Nigeria.

Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama at St. Mulumba’s Parish in Igu, Bwari Area Council of Abuja. Credit: Abuja Archdiocese

Catholic Archbishop Laments “cloud of despair” in Nigeria after Attack on Parish Priest

Apr 24, 2023

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja in Nigeria has condemned a recent attack on a Parish Priest in the Archdiocese, lamenting that the people of God in the West African country are experiencing “a cloud of despair” amid heightened killings and kidnappings.

Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama of Nigeria's Abuja Archdiocese. Credit: Abuja Archdiocese

Early Christians’ Equitable Distribution of Sales Proceeds “a model”: Nigerian Archbishop

Apr 20, 2023

The equitable distribution of proceeds from sales of personal possessions by members of the early Christian communities “should be a model” for the people of God in Nigeria in various spheres, from political, to social, and to “national life”, a Catholic Archbishop in the West African nation has said.

Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama during the anticipated Chrism Mass on Tuesday 4 April 2023. Credit: Abuja Archdiocese

“So notoriously narcissistic, myopic”: Catholic Archbishop Faults Nigeria’s Politicians

Apr 5, 2023

Politicians in Africa’s most populous nation “are so notoriously” keen on their own interests and foster narrow and discriminatory relationships with their respective constituents, a Catholic Archbishop in the country has said

Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama with catecumens at St. Paul’s Pastoral Area in Sauka Wasa, Abuja. Credit: Abuja Archdiocese

“God will return you someday”: Nigerian Catholic Archbishop to IDPs in Abuja

Mar 24, 2023

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja in Nigeria has expressed optimism that victims of extremist attacks who fled from Northern Nigeria and are now living in communities served by his Metropolitan See will “someday” enjoy peace and tranquility back in their homeland.

Credit: Nsukka Diocese

Nigeria’s National Peace Committee Warns of “voter suppression” in Gubernatorial Polls

Mar 17, 2023

Members of the  National Peace Committee (NPC) in Nigeria who include representatives of the Catholic Bishops in the West African nation have warned against voter suppression through “ethnic and religious labels” ahead of the Gubernatorial polls.

Credit: Nsukka Diocese

“Join in fervent prayer for credible, violence-free elections”: Archbishop in Nigeria

Feb 24, 2023

Nigerians have been urged to seek divine intervention in “fervent prayer for credible and violence-free elections”.

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama blesses a lady after Holy Mass on 29 January 2023. Credit: Abuja Archdiocese

“Good news”: Archbishop on Nigeria Having Highest Proportion of Catholics Attending Mass

Jan 31, 2023

Data showing Nigeria as the country with the highest proportion of Catholics attending Holy Mass across the globe is “good news” and a break from negative news, a Catholic Archbishop in the West African nation has said.