Apsotolic Nuncio

Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi addressing participants during the fourth RECOWA Plenary Assembly that started on May 3 in Abuja, Nigeria. Credit: Courtesy Photo

End “tribalism, all other forms of division”: Nuncio in Nigeria to Bishops in West Africa

May 5, 2022

The Apostolic Nuncio in Nigeria has called on Catholic Church leaders in the 16 West African countries that make up the Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (RECOWA) to make every effort to end “tribalism and all other forms of division” that seem to be on the rise in Catholic communities.  

The Apostolic Nuncio in Burkina and Niger unveils the placard bearing Pope Benedict XVI Street in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou/ Credit: Fr. Paul Dah

Naming of Street after Pope Benedict XVI “brings hope to Burkina Faso, Africa”: Cardinal

Jun 14, 2021

The naming of the Ouagadougou where the Apostolic Nunciature in Burkina Faso is located after Pope emeritus Benedict XVI “brings hope” to the West African nation as well as the African continent, the Cardinal in the country has said.