Fr. Charles Onomhoale Igechi, a Catholic Priest, who was returning from pastoral duties in Nigeria’s Benin City Archdiocese on Wednesday, June 7 was shot dead, the Local Ordinary has said.
One year after the attack on Catholic worshippers, who had gathered at St. Francis Xavier Owo Catholic Parish of Ondo Diocese for Pentecost Sunday Eucharistic celebration, and the people of God in the Southwestern region of Nigeria are yet to come to terms with the events of that fateful day, the State Governor has said.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the new President of Nigeria, who was sworn in on May 29 will need to see to it that those he appoints to government offices, including the security docket reflect the country’s diversity without overlooking merit, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said.
Remarks that the immediate former governor of Nigeria’s Kaduna State made in a viral video are not based on facts, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights foundation that advocates for the upholding and protection of the right to freedom of religion or belief, has said.
The communion and relationship of the persons of the Most Holy Trinity “should” inspire the cultivation of “unity and harmony” in Nigeria, the Local Ordinary of the country’s Abuja Archdiocese has said.
Fr. Stanislaus Mbamara, the Nigerian Catholic Priest who was abducted on June 2 while returning from Awka to Nnewi in Nigeria’s Anambra State has been set free.
Prayers are being sought for the “quick release in good health” of Fr. Stanislaus Mbamara reportedly abducted on June 2 from the Catholic Diocese of Nnewi in Nigeria.
Negative tendencies including “selfishness and destructive ambitions” have negatively impacted on the institution of marriage, a Nigerian Catholic Bishop has said.
A Catholic Priest in Nigeria has proposed the beatification of those who lost their lives in last year’s Pentecost Sunday massacre.
The Catholic Diocese of Ondo in Nigeria has unveiled a weeklong program, to honor those victims of last year’s Pentecost Sunday massacre.
The Catholic Bishop of Katsina-Ala Diocese in Nigeria has called upon the new Governor of the country’s Benue State to exercise compassion in his leadership.
Nigeria’s new President, who was sworn in on Monday, May 29 needs to prioritize the security concerns and the economic struggles of the people of God in the West African nation, the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have said.
It is “perplexing” that Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been sworn in as Nigeria’s new President despite the fact that the Presidential election petition has not yet been heard and determined, Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama of the country’s Abuja Archdiocese has said.
Fr. Matthias Opara, the Nigerian Catholic Priest who was abducted on May 26 while returning from a funeral has been set free.
The Catholic Bishop of Nigeria’s Sokoto Diocese has cautioned the incoming government of the West African nation against the thinking that all is well in the country.
Nigeria’s Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri is appealing for prayers for the release of Fr. Matthias Opara, who was abducted on Friday, May 26 while returning from a Funeral Mass.
The killing of “at least 130 people” in Nigeria’s Plateau State is a matter of “deep concern” for the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).
Members of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Kaduna State are calling upon lawmakers in the West African nation to elect leaders in the Senate and National Assembly, who are not foster partisan biases.
Fr. Jude Kingsley Maduka, the Nigerian Catholic Priest who was abducted on May 19 while inspecting the site of a new adoration chapel has been set free.
On the occasion of the 57th World Communications Day (WCD) 2023 marked Sunday, May 21, the leadership of the Pan African Episcopal Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS) has called on Christian media practitioners on the continent to foster “family cohesion and harmony” in their professional practice.