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 Catholic Bishop of Bomadi Diocese in Nigeria has expressed optimism that God will do “beautiful things” for the West African nation, praying that He raises a savior to free the people from the prison of “slavery, underdevelopment, and corruption”.
The New Year 2023 calls on Nigerians to exercise “diligence and a change of heart”, a Catholic Bishop in the West African nation has said.
Consecrated persons in Nigeria have been challenged to exercise their prophetic role amid ongoing political campaigns ahead of February 2023 general elections, speaking out against “moral decadence in politics”.
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Anthony Ovayero Ewherido who has been serving as Rector of Sts. Peter and Paul Interdiocesan Major Seminary in Ibadan, Nigeria, as Bishop for the Catholic Diocese of Warri in the West African nation.
The Catholic charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has cautioned that violence in Nigeria’s Anambra and Imo States, accompanied with a military crackdown in the region, may increase as the country heads to the general elections slated for 25 February 2023.
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese in Nigeria has cautioned the people of God in the West African nation against the spirit of cynicism and giving up amid a myriad of challenges, saying, “God is not done with us.”
Governors of various States in Nigeria have a key role to play in creating social cohesion in the country, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah has said, underlining the need to ensure that everyone feels represented, especially in state appointments.
Even without religious diversity, Nigeria will still have problems, the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto has said, disputing allegations that the challenges that the west African country is facing stem from the conflicts between Christians and Muslims.
The Catholic Archbishop of Owerri Archdiocese in Nigeria is calling upon the country’s executive arm of government to consider appointing qualified judges in view of strengthening the country’s judiciary.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has expressed concern about renewed attacks in Nigeria’s Kaduna State, saying the violence could be a campaign aimed at disrupting Christmas celebrations.
Prayers are being sought for the safe release of Fr. Christopher Ogide, the Catholic Priest reportedly abducted from Nigeria’s Umuahia Diocese on December 17.
The recent meeting between King Charles III and some of the victims of religious extremism in Nigeria is a laudable step towards addressing the violence in the West African country, the Catholic charity and pontifical foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, has said.
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.
Faith leaders in Nigeria have expressed concern about the “alarming escalation” of domestic violence cases and called for the sensitization of community members to address the menace.
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.
Francis Cardinal Arinze, the Vatican-based Nigerian Catholic Church leader, has been hailed as a legend and icon of the universal Church.
The Bishop of Oyo Diocese in Nigeria is calling on the government of the West African nation to “invest in interfaith dialogue” to ward off “unnecessary suspicion and animosity” during the electioneering period ahead of the February 2023 general elections.
On the annual event of Human Rights Day marked December 10, officials of Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), have highlighted programs empowering vulnerable young people across the world, including Africa, focusing on initiatives that help the youth understand their rights.
The Holy Trinity, the relationship of God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, provides “unique and easily accessible insight” for grasping the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality, members of the Catholic Biblical Association of Nigeria (CABAN) have said.