Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi

Catholic Bishops in Nigeria with Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi. Credit: Abuja Archdiocese

“Unforgettable”: Outgoing Apostolic Nuncio on His Six-year Experience in Nigeria

Sep 11, 2023

The outgoing Apostolic Nuncio in Nigeria has described his six years of diplomatic service in the West African nation of Nigeria as “unforgettable”.

Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi confers the pallium on Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama. Credit: Abuja Archdiocese

Nigerian Archbishop Hails Outgoing Nuncio as “a great instrument of evangelization”

Aug 22, 2023

The outgoing Apostolic Nuncio in Nigeria has fostered the spreading of the Gospel during his years of service in the West African nation, the Archbishop of Abuja has said. 

Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi. Credit: Nigeria Catholic Network (NCN)

Apostolic Nuncio in Nigeria to Represent Pope Francis in Poland in New Appointment

Aug 8, 2023

Pope Francis has appointed Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi, currently Apostolic Nuncio in Nigeria as his representative in the central European nation of Poland.

Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi with Bishop Mark Maigida Nzukwein, new Bishop of Wukari Diocese. Credit: Nigeria Catholic Network

“Be visible foundation of unity”: Nuncio to Pioneer Bishop of New Nigerian Diocese

Apr 15, 2023

The Pope’s Representative in Nigeria has urged the first Bishop of the newly created Catholic Diocese of Wukari to live his Episcopal Ministry through the fostering of unity among the people of God under his pastoral care. 

Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi, the representative of the Holy Father in Nigeria. Credit: Courtesy photo

Christ-centeredness, Altruism Sustain Eucharistic Nature of Church: Nuncio in Nigeria

Nov 15, 2022

The Apostolic Nuncio in Nigeria has emphasized the need for Catholics to build their lives on the person of Jesus Christ and to be guided by the spirit of altruism, saying that Christ-centeredness and having concerns for the wellbeing of others sustain the Eucharistic nature of the Church.

Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi . Credit: CBCN

“Material means must never obscure supernatural dimension of Church”: Nuncio in Nigeria

Jul 9, 2022

Exposure to means of livelihood by world standards, including physical structures, material riches, and power “must never obscure” the people of God from heavenly values that define the “Church’s life and action”, the Apostolic Nuncio in Nigeria has said.

Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi during the Episcopal Ordination of Bishop Isaac Bunde Dugu of Katsina-ala Diocese in Nigeria. Credit: Nigeria Catholic Network (NCN)

Selection of Bishop Candidates Goes Beyond Ethnicity, Place of Origin: Nuncio in Nigeria

Jul 6, 2022

The selection of candidates for the Episcopal office in the Catholic Church goes beyond ethnic backgrounds and geographical origins, the Apostolic Nuncio in Nigeria has said. 

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.  

Bishop Peter Nworie Chukwu of Nigeria’s Abakaliki Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

“I am ready to give myself entirely, unreservedly to you”: Newly Ordained Nigerian Bishop

Aug 21, 2021

On the occasion of his Episcopal Ordination as the Local Ordinary of Nigeria’s Abakaliki Diocese, Bishop Peter Nworie Chukwu expressed his availability and readiness to render his service to the people of God entrusted to his pastoral care “unreservedly”.