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Cardinal John Onaiyekan

Blessing and Commissioning of the new theatre facility by His Eminence John Cardinal Onaiyekan, Archbishop Emeritus, Catholic Diocese of Abuja. Credit: Oyo Diocese

Catholic Bishop in Nigeria Lauds Muslim for Donating to Catholic Health Facility

Oct 20, 2022

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Oyo in Nigeria has lauded a Muslim man in the country for donating an operating theatre to a hospital run by the Diocese, noting that the West African country needs more similar gestures of interfaith collaboration.

John Cardinal Onaiyekan. Credit: ACI Africa

Security Situation in Nigeria “getting out of hand, nobody is safe”: Cardinal

Aug 2, 2022

Nigeria is facing unprecedented security crisis and the situation “is getting out of hand”, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has said, and regretted the fact that “nobody is safe” in the West African nation.

Nigerian Cardinal John Onaiyekan speaks at the International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest, Hungary, Sept. 9, 2021. | Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

"We all weep for these victims": Nigerian Cardinal Responds after Gunmen Kill 200 People

Jan 12, 2022

Cardinal Onaiyekan said: ‘They attack farmers’ fields, kill farmers and no one says anything.’

Nigerian Cardinal John Onaiyekan speaks at the International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest, Hungary, Sept. 9, 2021. Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

The Eucharist Should Not Be Received Unworthily: Nigerian cardinal at Eucharistic Congress

Sep 9, 2021

Cardinal Onaiyekan said it is ‘the duty of pastors to make access to confession easily available.’