persecution of Christians

Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of Sokoto addresses a dinner of ADF International, "The Crisis of Religious Freedom in Nigeria," at the 2021 International Religious Freedom Summit in Washington, D.C. International Religious Freedom Summit 2021

Nigerian Catholic Bishop Says He is "fine", amid Reports He Was Summoned by State Police

Jan 11, 2022

Following Nigerian media reports over the weekend that a Catholic bishop had been summoned for questioning by a state security agency, the bishop in question says he is "fine" and that "the matter [has] actually passed."

Bishop Stephen Dami Mamza of the Diocese of Yola, pictured in 2015. Ogalaemmauel/CC BY-SA 4.0

Christian Persecution in Nigeria “more intense now than ever”: Catholic Bishop

Dec 16, 2021

A Nigerian Catholic bishop has challenged the United States Secretary of State to justify his decision to remove Nigeria from a persecution watchlist, saying that he has witnessed firsthand the brutal ongoing persecution against Christians in Africa’s most populous nation. 

Multiple African Countries among Those “where it costs the most to be a Christian”: Report

Jan 22, 2021

Multiple African nations have been listed among those countries across the globe “where it costs the most to be a Christian.”