The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja has called on the government of the West African country to provide favorable social security services for the elderly people to see them through their “earthly pilgrimage.”
Nigeria’s “poor masses” are being exploited as the West African nation grapples with the issue of leadership, a Catholic Archbishop in the country has said.
The Local Ordinary of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has decried ethnic discrimination in the West African nation characterized by what he has described as a “go-back-to-your-home mentality.”
Nigerian youths who have relocated to other countries have done so because they feel unappreciated in their native country, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja has said.
The Catholic Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has encouraged members of the Association of Catholic Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (ACMPN) to take their profession as a vocation and be part of the solution to pain in society by being at humanity’s service.
A Nigerian Catholic Priest has, in an interview with ACI Africa, looked back at the beginnings of his Priestly ministry four decades ago, saying the decision to give his life to the service of God’s people has accorded him “very exciting” experiences.
The Catholic Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has called upon authorities in the West African nation to help heal the trauma resulting from poverty and the psychological stress the people are facing as a result of insecurity.
The Catholic Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has asked the federal government to collaborate with the Church to ensure that there is a clean and healthy environment in the West African country.
The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has cautioned the Federal Government against “suppressing” the voices of the youth protesting against bad governance and insecurity in the West African country.
Nigeria’s John Cardinal Onaiyekan has expressed concerns about the tendency, among Nigerians, to continually complain “about everything” and challenged his compatriots to take seriously their “citizen participation” role.
The celebration of liturgy in the Catholic Church is not a “show time”, Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has cautioned, and urged restraint on the part of worshipers and members of the Clergy.
The Archbishop of Abuja in Nigeria has urged the people of God belonging to various religions in the West African nation to avoid unhealthy competition that he says could result in forceful Islamization and Christianization in the country.
Christian leaders in Nigeria are mourning the country’s Chief of Army Staff and ten other military officers who died in a plane crash last Friday, May 21, saying the deceased security officials sacrificed their lives for the safety of the West African nation.
The most “fervent” prayer of the people of God in Nigeria is that the Holy Spirit cleanses the land that continues to witness the spilling of blood of innocent people at the hand of terrorists, the Local Ordinary of Abuja Archdiocese has said.
Those in leadership in Nigeria need to give young people “a level playing ground” to enable them contribute to the political and economic matters of the West African country, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Abuja Archdiocese has said.
Amid multiple challenges that the people of God in Nigeria face, the West African nation stands in need of renewal through God’s grace and a kind of governance that yields fruit, an Archbishop in the country has said.
Training institutions for religious leaders in Nigerian have been called upon to churn out preachers who are keen on respecting other people’s religions and acting in the interest of love, peace and common humanity.
The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has called upon Seminarians he was about to ordain Deacons in the Archdiocese to refrain from the temptations of preaching materialism but instead stick to the gospel of love and peace.
Faith leaders in Nigeria have been cautioned against the tendency to engage in inessential matters that create a sense of competitiveness between religions.
A Nigerian Archbishop has called on the people of God in the West African country to exercise the fifth corporal work of mercy, which calls for the visiting the sick and comforting them.