The Bishop of Nigeria’s Catholic Diocese of Orlu has, in an “extraordinary appeal”, directed members of the Clergy, women and men Religious, and the Laity in his Episcopal See to pray and fast for the restoration of peace and respect of human life in the West African nation.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka in Nigeria has expressed sadness concerning the evils happening in the West African nation, saying that he would prefer to lock himself up in the chapel to weep and pray for the country that is engulfed in darkness.
The leadership of the Social Action Committee (SAC) of the Catholic Church in Nigeria has urged citizens to reject politicians who target voters based on “ethnicity or religion”.
The proposed Ave Maria Microfinance Bank of the Catholic Diocese of Oyo in Nigeria that received approval from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is set to benefit millions in the Nigerian Episcopal See.
A WhatsApp comment in which Deborah Yakubu testified that Jesus Christ had helped her to perform well in her examination is said to have irked her killers who found the mention of Jesus in the group offensive.
The Catholic Bishop of Nigeria’s Sokoto Diocese has urged finance ministers in African countries to unanimously propose policies that seek to promote the development of African people for the common good of the continent.
In a reflection based on the Message of Pope Francis for the 2022 World Communications Day (WCD), the President of the Pan African Episcopal Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS) has underscored the value of listening and blamed violent conflicts across the globe on the “unwillingness to listen and understand the other.”
The leadership of the Order of the Knights of St. Mulumba (KSM) has condemned the stoning to death of Deborah Yakubu and attacks on Catholic Church facilities in Nigeria’s Sokoto Diocese.
Religious extremism and violence are at “absolutely appalling” levels in the West African country of Nigeria, the leadership of the Catholic Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), has said.
The stoning and murder of Deborah Yakubu and other people who have been killed in Nigeria because of their faith should provide a foundation upon which a country that embraces religious freedom can be rebuilt anew, a Catholic Bishop in the West African nation has said.
The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja has called upon the people of God in the West African country to keep struggling for unity and peace despite challenges that originate from biases based on religion, ethnicity, and “other artificial categorizations”.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto in Nigeria has condemned the killing of a Christian student at her college, noting that the murder is “a criminal act and the law must take its cause”.
Nigeria’s Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna has announced the passing on Fr. Joseph Akete Bako who was kidnapped from the Archdiocese in March.
A Catholic Nun in Nigeria has said that the challenges the West African country is facing, including insecurity, can be addressed by eliminating illiteracy and ignorance especially among young people as well as poverty.
Victims of a recent attack on villages in Nigeria’s Zamfara State that resulted in the death of dozens and displacement of thousands are receiving “relief assistance” from the Church, a Catholic Priest ministering in the Diocese of Sokoto has told ACI Africa.
The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is engaging “in political games with victims of atrocity” in Nigeria, representatives of Christian leaders in the West African nation have said.
Catholic Bishops in West Africa have, in the final communiqué of their fourth RECOWA Plenary Assembly, denounced “policies and practices” that give room to exploitation of populations and marginalization of persons.
Members of the Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (RECOWA) have, in their message at the end of their fourth Plenary Assembly, taken the commitment to work for a new fraternity in the West African subregion amid a wide range of challenges.
Conflicting reports have emerged describing the fate of a Catholic Priest who was kidnapped in Nigeria’s Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna, with some sources alleging that the Priest has been tortured to death in captivity.
The President of Nigeria has called upon Catholic Bishops under the Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (RECOWA), to “bridges across every divide” in West African nations and foster peace to safeguard the countries therein from fracturing.