Amid multiple challenges that the people of God in Nigeria face, the West African nation stands in need of renewal through God’s grace and a kind of governance that yields fruit, an Archbishop in the country has said.
Training institutions for religious leaders in Nigerian have been called upon to churn out preachers who are keen on respecting other people’s religions and acting in the interest of love, peace and common humanity.
The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has called upon Seminarians he was about to ordain Deacons in the Archdiocese to refrain from the temptations of preaching materialism but instead stick to the gospel of love and peace.
Faith leaders in Nigeria have been cautioned against the tendency to engage in inessential matters that create a sense of competitiveness between religions.
A Nigerian Archbishop has called on the people of God in the West African country to exercise the fifth corporal work of mercy, which calls for the visiting the sick and comforting them.
A Nigerian Bishop has bemoaned the myriad challenges bedeviling the West African nation saying that the country “is crying, shouting in pain.”
The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has likened the suffering of Nigerians to that of the Biblical Israelites who were bitten by snakes on their journey to the promised land.
True and “non-hypocritical” obedience to God’s commandments is the only thing that will save Nigeria from what befell the Biblical cities of Sodom and Gomorrah, an Archbishop in the West African nation said in his Sunday, March 7 homily.
At the celebration of Holy Eucharist marking the first anniversary since Seminarian Michael Nnadi was murdered, the Auxiliary Bishop of Nigeria’s Minna Diocese has underscored the need for fearless preachers of the Gospel in the example of the late Seminarian.
A Nigerian Archbishop has, in a homily, decried the high levels of poverty among the people of God in the West African nation, likening its impact to that of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The devil today is manifested in the greed for material riches and love for power as demonstrated by political, religious and traditional leaders, the Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has said, cautioning Christians against the danger of falling into temptations.
The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has called for the bridging of social gaps in the West African country that he says has been riddled with discrimination, with poverty being labelled a “social disease.”
Even as Nigeria readies to receive COVID-19 vaccines this month, a Catholic Archbishop in the country is expressing concerns about their affordability, accessibility, as well as their safety.
A Nigerian Archbishop has exhorted Clerics to exercise their prophetic role as “ministers of God,” speaking out against evil in society but doing so without giving into feelings of hatred.
The Catholic Church in Nigeria is not paying ransom for any Priest, Religious Sister, Catechists or any other Church leader who is kidnapped by Boko Haram and other groups that target Christians, a Prelate in the West African country has said.
Christians in Nigeria have been urged to seek a deeper understanding of the word of God and to guard against misinterpretation of the Scriptures.
Continued abductions in Nigeria will give the country “a bad name” internationally, an Archbishop in the West African nation said over the weekend.
Various crises in the West African nation of Nigeria are as a result of superiority complex and prejudices on the part of a section of Nigerians, an Archbishop in the country said in his reflection at the beginning of the New Year.
Combined efforts are needed to deal with insecurity in Africa’s most populous nation, including cases of kidnappings and banditry, an Archbishop in the country has said.
A Cleric who is a member of a Religious Order in Nigeria was kidnapped by unknown people on Tuesday, December 15 on his way to his father’s burial, the leadership of his Religious Congregation has said.