Fr. Charles Onomhoale Igechi, a Catholic Priest, who was returning from pastoral duties in Nigeria’s Benin City Archdiocese on Wednesday, June 7 was shot dead, the Local Ordinary has said.
One day after Pope Francis’ abdominal surgery for an incisional hernia, medical staff report that the pope is “in good general condition, alert and breathing naturally,” according to the Vatican.
One year after the attack on Catholic worshippers, who had gathered at St. Francis Xavier Owo Catholic Parish of Ondo Diocese for Pentecost Sunday Eucharistic celebration, and the people of God in the Southwestern region of Nigeria are yet to come to terms with the events of that fateful day, the State Governor has said.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the new President of Nigeria, who was sworn in on May 29 will need to see to it that those he appoints to government offices, including the security docket reflect the country’s diversity without overlooking merit, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said.
Remarks that the immediate former governor of Nigeria’s Kaduna State made in a viral video are not based on facts, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights foundation that advocates for the upholding and protection of the right to freedom of religion or belief, has said.
It is becoming more and more difficult to make ends meet in Sudan amid ongoing violence and lack of basic needs, including food, water, and electricity, a Catholic Missionary Priest in the country’s capital city, Khartoum, has said.
Pope Francis has appointed the Diocesan administrator of Tanga Catholic Diocese in Tanzania Bishop of the same Episcopal See.
Caritas Uganda, the humanitarian and development arm of the Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC), is among entities raising alarm over food security concerns in the East African nation, which they are “rapidly increasing”.
Pope Francis is awake after reacting well to both surgery and general anesthetic, an Italian surgeon said Wednesday afternoon.
Pope Francis’ audiences have been canceled until June 18, an Italian Catholic diocese said Wednesday, citing the Prefecture of the Papal Household.
The Vatican said Wednesday evening that Pope Francis is out of surgery and that the abdominal operation he underwent “took place without complications.”
One of Pope Francis’ last gestures before undergoing abdominal surgery on Wednesday was to pray before a relic of St. Therese of Lisieux.
Pope Francis will undergo abdominal surgery under general anesthesia on Wednesday afternoon, the Vatican has said.
Pope Francis will undergo abdominal surgery under general anesthesia on Wednesday afternoon, the Vatican has confirmed.
In exercising his Episcopal Ministry, the new Vicar Apostolic of the Apostolic Vicariate of Ingwavuma in South Africa will need to be “shepherd who unites the flock”, the Catholic Archbishop of the country’s Bloemfontein Archdiocese has said.
Members of the Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA) are committing to take initiatives that contribute to the protection of “God’s handiwork” amid environmental concerns.
The launching of the Good Samaritan Catholic Mission Hospital Tangulbei in the Catholic Diocese of Nakuru is “a good relief” for the people of God in area served by members of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Holy Ghost Fathers/Spiritans/CSSp.), the Local Ordinary of the Kenyan Diocese has said.
The communion and relationship of the persons of the Most Holy Trinity “should” inspire the cultivation of “unity and harmony” in Nigeria, the Local Ordinary of the country’s Abuja Archdiocese has said.
Pope Francis went to a Rome hospital’s center for the elderly for a visit on Tuesday, according to Italian media reports.
“May this election bring an end to the violence, hatred, and discord that has plagued our beloved country,” the Executive Director of Caritas Freetown in Sierra Leone, Fr. Peter Konteh, has implored ahead of the June 24 general elections in the West African nation.