Archdiocese of Onitsha

Archbishop Valerian Maduka Okeke of Nigeria's Onitsha Archdiocese. Credit: Nigeria Catholic Network

Amid Multiple Challenges of Life, Nigerians “need to walk by faith”: Catholic Archbishop

Apr 21, 2023

There is need for Nigerians “to walk by faith” as they seek to surmount the myriad of challenges, including life threatening ones such as insecurity and lawlessness, the Local Ordinary of the country’s Onitsha Archdiocese has said. 

Fr. Joseph Igweagu. Credit: Archdiocese of Onitsha

Catholic Archdiocese in Nigeria Appeals for Prayers for “unconditional release” of Priest

Oct 18, 2022

The Catholic Archdiocese of Onitsha in Nigeria is calling on the people of God to pray for the “unconditional release” of Fr. Joseph Igweagu who was kidnapped on October 12 as he returned to his Parish residence after presiding over a funeral Vigil Mass.

Archbishop Valerian Okeke distributing relief materials to the less privileged in a ceremony at the Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity Onitsha, Nigeria. / Archdiocese of Onitsha

“Without people, there would be no Church”: Nigerian Prelate over Care for Less Privileged

May 9, 2020

The need to care for the people of God in society amid COVID-19 restrictions is significant for the very existence of church because these people, including the less privileged, constitute the church institution, a Nigerian Archbishop has said.