Archbishop Anthony John Valentine Obinna

Maria Assumpta Cathedral of Nigeria's Owerri Archdiocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Fire Engulfs Nigerian Catholic Cathedral, Archbishop Says Damage Extent “being assessed”

Mar 21, 2022

The leadership of Nigeria’s Owerri Archdiocese is assessing the damages caused when a fire reportedly engulfed Maria Assumpta Cathedral on the night of Sunday, March 20.

Archbishop-elect Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji, appointed Archbishop of Nigeria's Owerri Archdiocese on 6 March 2022. Credit: Umuahia Diocese

Pope Francis Accepts Retirement of Nigeria’s Owerri Archbishop, Appoints Successor

Mar 7, 2022

Pope Francis has accepted the retirement of Archbishop Anthony John Valentine Obinna of the Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri in Nigeria and appointed his successor.