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Church Leaders Declare August 23 Collective Prayer Day over Insecurity in Nigeria

Concerned about the rising cases of insecurity in the West African nation of Nigeria, the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared August 23 a day to offer collective prayers, seeking God’s intervention for the people of God in Africa’s most populous nation.

Fr. Ephraim N. Sani, Chairman of NCDPA reading the Press Release, Wednesday, June 17, 2020. / Catholic Broadcast Commission of Nigeria (FB).

Our State “almost suffocated by crises”, Clerics in Nigeria’s Jalingo Diocese Decry

The Clergy of Nigeria’s Jalingo Diocese within the territory of Taraba State have, in a collective statement, bemoaned multiple cases of violence in their pastoral jurisdiction and called on all parties in conflict to “give peace a chance” and save the State from suffocation under insecurity-related crises.

Seminarians carry the coffin of their murdered colleague, Michael Nnadi during his burial on February 11. /

At least 70 Clergymen Killed, Abducted in Nigeria since 2015: Report

At least 20 clergymen among them Catholic priests and seminarians have been killed in the West African nation of Nigeria since June 2015, while another 50 have been abducted, according to a report by a on-governmental organization (NGO) based in the West African country.