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Fr. Peter Hassan, Rector of St. Augustine Major Seminary in Jos, Nigeria. Credit: Fr. Peter Hassan

Nigeria May Have “highest number of Christian martyrs in this century”: Seminary Rector

Jan 29, 2024

Should persecution against Christians in Nigeria continue, the West African nation will have the highest number of people killed because of their faith in the 21st century, the Rector of St. Augustine Major Seminary Jos has said.

Credit: Fr. Samuel Kanta Sakaba, Rector of a Good Shepherd Major Seminary in Kaduna

Formators at Nigerian Seminary Risking their Lives on the Road for Lack of Accommodation

Jan 28, 2024

Formators at Good Shepherd Major Seminary of Nigeria’s Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna are risking their lives every day as they travel to and fro the formation facility that does not have adequate accommodation for them.

Seminarians at Good Shepherd Major Seminary in Nigeria's Kaduna state where four students were kidnapped and one, Michael Nnadi killed. Credit: Good Shepherd Major Seminary Kaduna/ Facebook

Inside the Growing Spirituality of Martyrdom in Nigerian Seminaries and Monasteries

Jan 24, 2024

Last year, 2023, was a difficult year for Br. Peter Olarewaju, a postulant at the Benedictine Monastery in Nigeria’s Ilorin Diocese, who was kidnapped alongside two others at the monastery. Br. Olarewaju underwent different kinds of torture. He watched as his companion, Br. Godwin Eze, was murdered.