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.
The Catholic Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has lauded aggrieved politicians in the country’s February 25 elections for shunning violence and seeking the intervention of the court instead.
Nigerians have been urged to seek divine intervention in “fervent prayer for credible and violence-free elections”.
Persons at the helm of national resources in Nigeria are not helping the ministry of the Catholic Church among the people of God in the West African nation, the Archbishop of the country’s Abuja Archdiocese has said.
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.
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja in Nigeria has decried the increasing division in the country, noting that Catholic Priests are being killed “in the most barbaric manner” owing to what he describes as “religious fanaticism and ethnic bigotry” in the West African nation.
The Local Ordinary of Abuja Archdiocese in Nigeria has cautioned the people of God in the West African nation against the tendency to passively consume “spiritual goods” in general and the message and person of Jesus Christ in particular.
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja in Nigeria has urged the people of God in the West African nation to remember their civic duties ahead of the country’s elections and to seek to be guided by the Holy Spirit in selecting politicians and political parties to support.
The Local Ordinary of Abuja Archdiocese in Nigeria has urged the people of God in the West African nation to emulate St. Joseph’s faithfulness to the word of God in the face the challenges of life.
The Catholic Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has called on citizens to remain firm in their faith despite what he described as “formidable challenges and social contradictions” in the West African nation.
The education system in Nigeria is becoming irrelevant, the Catholic Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Abuja in the West African nation has said.
The Archbishop of Abuja Archdiocese in Nigeria has said that the West African nation stands in need of a leader after the example of Jesus Christ, aware of the challenges of the people of God and prepared to make sacrifices for the common good, including laying down his or her own life.
Nigeria will record progress when there is change from the tendency to amass wealth for personal gain to the practice of sharing, and from “selfishness to selflessness”, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Archdiocese has said.
The Catholic Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has responded to those criticizing his decision to receive the state commendation for his “loyalty and patriotism to the country”, noting that the award was bestowed upon him by Nigerians who have trust in him and not the country’s President.
The electioneering period in Nigeria is going to be “very challenging”, the Catholic Archbishop of the country’s Abuja Archdiocese has said.
The Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja in Nigeria has hailed Queen Elizabeth II for her exemplary rootedness in faith, and called upon King Charles III, who acceded to the throne following the demise of the Queen on September 8, to uphold the spirit of the late Monarch and to promote religious diversity in all the Commonwealth countries.
Nigeria needs Priests who are ready to give hope to the people of God who are targeted in religious-based violence, the Archbishop of the Catholic Diocese of Abuja has said.
The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has urged faith leaders in the West African country to foster unity among themselves to inspire the people to “true religion”, which he said helps minimize the temptation to engage in vices.
The Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja in Nigeria has termed as “more dangerous” the tendency by the Nigerian government to sideline Christians in the distribution of resources in the West African country.
News reports alleging that the Local Ordinary of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has endorsed the vice-presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party in the 2023 election are false, the Archdiocesan Communications Director has said in a disclaimer.