The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has called on aspiring political leaders in the West African country to embrace servant leadership after the person of Jesus Christ, and not to impose themselves upon the people.
The apprehension and suffering that Nigeria is experiencing including what has been described as irrational killings and attacks can be countered by seeking perpetual help through praying the rosary, a Catholic Archbishop in the West African country has said.
The mammoth Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja as it is known today started humbly, with its small community of believers worshipping under a tree.
The ills that Nigeria is experiencing, including selfishness and unjust governance, are a “kwashiorkor of love” and the failure to recognize the image of God in other people, a Catholic Archbishop in the West African country has said.
The celebration of Mission Sunday challenges Christians to be messengers of good news and hope, and not bearers of bad news of insecurity, a Catholic Archbishop in Nigeria has said, and called for respect for human life.
After winning elections, politicians in the West African nation of Nigeria distance themselves from their respective electorates, “unwilling” to address the challenges of the people they were close to when vying for positions, a Catholic Archbishop has said.
The persistent insecurity in the West African nation of Nigeria is affecting Nigerians across religious groupings and tribe, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja has said.
Government officials in Nigeria have been cautioned against diverting externally borrowed funds and public resources to sustain their lavish lifestyles and instead use the money to develop the nation.
The just concluded International Eucharistic Congress was fruitful in multiple ways, a Nigerian Archbishop has said.
Many doctors and other health professionals in Nigeria are leaving the country in search of better working conditions elsewhere, the Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja has observed and blamed the situation on poor governance of the west African country.
The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja has discouraged “criminal or violent actions”, noting that there are better ways for the suffering millions in the West African country to express their frustrations.
On Pentecost Sunday, various Church leaders in Africa, in separate forums, reflected on the need to have a “common language of love”, an attitude and spirit that “conquers all" challenges of life including those occasioned by COVID-19 pandemic.
The newly installed Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Abuja in Nigeria, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama has, during his installation ceremony, promised to engage the government in matters that contribute to the common good of Africa’s most populous country, weeks after the country’s President said he would support the ministry of the Church leader in his country’s capital, Abuja.