Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama during Holy Mass at Sacred Heart Parish Abuja Sunday, May 17, 2020.

“Allow our people to congregate” on Pentecost Sunday: Nigerian Prelate to Government

May 20, 2020

As places of worship remain closed in Nigeria as one of the measures in Africa’s most populous country to curb the possible spread of COVID-19, the Archbishop of Abuja, Ignatius Kaigama has appealed to the Federal government to allow Christians to participate in public Mass on Pentecost Sunday, May 31 while observing specific guidelines.

Bishop Matthew Gyamfi addressing participants of the 18th Biennial Plenary Assembly of the Tamale Ecclesiastical Province Pastoral Conference (TEPPCON) in Tamale. / Francis Monnie

Ghana’s Catholic Population Decline Requires “fisherman model of evangelization”: Bishop

Dec 5, 2019

While the Catholic population in the world’s second largest continent, Africa, continues to grow a Bishop in the West African nation of Ghana has raised concerns over the declining number of Catholics in his country, describing the phenomenon as a challenge that seems to indicate that pastoral agents “are not reaching all corners of our country” and that requires the application of the “Shepherd’s approach and the Fisherman’s model of evangelization”