The education system in Nigeria is becoming irrelevant, the Catholic Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Abuja in the West African nation has said.
Nigeria is one of the countries that the United States (U.S.) State Department has struck out of its Countries of Particular Concern (CPC) list, a move that has angered the human rights foundation, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW).
Six months after the Pentecost Sunday attack on St. Francis Xavier Owo Catholic Parish of Ondo Diocese that left 39 Catholic worshippers killed and more than 80 injured, there have been arrests and promises but no prosecution, Bishop Felix Femi Ajakaye has lamented.
For years, Christians in Nigeria have lived under “severe stress”, the Catholic Bishop of the country’s Sokoto Diocese has said.
November proved to be an especially deadly month in Central Nigeria, leaving Catholics like Matthew Onah and his family struggling to cope with their losses.
Many Nigerians are suffering psycho-trauma that remains “undiagnosed and untreated”, a Catholic Priest in the West African nation has said.
Christian leaders in Nigeria are calling for collective responsibility in knowing and exposing terror movements to relevant authorities in the West African country.
Christian leaders in Nigeria have sought to clarify their recent dialogue with Presidential candidates in the general elections scheduled for 25 February 2023 saying the initiative was not a “campaign program or endorsement.”
Nigeria is in need of leaders capable of managing “very well” the cultural and religious diversity of citizens, the Catholic Archbishop of the country’s Kaduna Archdiocese has said.
The Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja in Nigeria has lauded Godfrey Okoye University, an institution of the Diocese of Enugu, for honoring the memories of twins who are murdered in the West African countries in ritualistic practices.
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.
A Nigerian Catholic girl who was forced to watch as his father was beheaded, after which she was captured and tortured for days has forgiven his tormentors, saying that she prays for the militants’ redemption.
Bishop Jude Ayodeji Arogundade of Nigeria’s Ondo Diocese has pleaded with lawmakers in the United Kingdom (UK) to push their government and other nations to help address the persecution of Christians in the West African nation lest it is overrun by terrorists.
The Lux Terra Leadership Foundation on Tuesday, November 15, began the first in a series of training workshops for Christian Stakeholders on skills and tools for raising public awareness on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in the West African country.
Faith-based organizations with presence in Africa have petitioned the President of the United States of America (U.S.) to return Nigeria to the list of Countries of Particular Concern (CPC), a watchlist of nations with the most horrific violations of religious freedom.
The Apostolic Nuncio in Nigeria has emphasized the need for Catholics to build their lives on the person of Jesus Christ and to be guided by the spirit of altruism, saying that Christ-centeredness and having concerns for the wellbeing of others sustain the Eucharistic nature of the Church.
The ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality is inspiring a new “energy in the Church’s pastoral communication apostolate” across the African continent, a Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has said.
Catholic Bishops in Nigeria have emphasized the need to foster the virtue of listening in the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality describing the practice as “a necessary prerequisite for faith development”.
The traditional ruler of the Benin Kingdom in Nigeria is calling on the leadership of Catholic Church in the West African nation to speak out against all vices against individual persons and groups in the country.
Members of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) are urging the electorate in the West African nation to look out for the political candidates’ credibility and integrity track record when casting their votes during the general elections scheduled for 25 February 2023.