The challenges Nigeria is witnessing today cannot be resolved by having a Presidential ticket in which the President and his running mate are both Muslims, Catholic Bishops in the West African country have said.
Catholic Bishops in Nigeria are bemoaning the high rate of insecurity in the West African nation, saying the country is “soaked in blood”.
Catholic Bishops in Nigeria have condemned the Pentecost Sunday attack on St. Francis Xavier Owo Catholic Parish of Ondo Diocese that left at least 50 people killed and are calling on the Federal government to hunt down the criminals behind the attack and “bring them to book”.
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.
Christian leaders in Nigeria have announced three days of national prayer dedicating the West African nation to peace ahead of the country’s 2023 general elections.
The challenges to peace in the countries of West Africa require that stakeholders come together “in solidarity as a human family to address them,” the President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Archbishop-elect Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji has said.
Christian leaders in Nigeria’s Taraba State have called on the people of God in the region to take a proactive approach on matters pertaining to their security because “security is everybody’s business”.
Christian leaders in Nigeria’s Kaduna State are advocating for a leader who are keen to foster the dignity of everyone and “a true servant leader” ahead of the general elections scheduled to take place next year.
Catholic Bishops in Nigeria have condemned the March 28 Abuja-Kaduna train attack and bemoaned “bloody attacks” in the country that result in citizens of the West African nation “mourning with anguished hearts”.
Negotiations for ransom demanded for the safe release of three Catholic Nuns abducted from a Nigerian Benedictine Community have not yet been successful, Nigeria Catholic Network (NCN) has reported.
Religious leaders under the auspices of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Oyo State chapter, have urged the people of God in the West African country to register as voters to guarantee their active participation in next year’s general elections.
Catholic Bishops in Nigeria are calling upon elected leaders to go beyond what distinguishes Nigerians and foster “fraternity among all citizens” in the West African nation.
The planned Communications Week (COMWEEK), an initiative of the Catholic Bishops in Nigeria, aims at facilitating the realization of the role of the media, which is to foster fraternity and “positive social friendship”, members of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), have said.
Four days after being appointed Archbishop for Nigeria's Owerri Archdiocese, Bishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji who has been at the helm of Umuahia Diocese has been elected President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN).
Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama has said the insensitivity of people of God to evil in Nigeria has heightened corruption to the extent that solutions to most challenges are sought through graft.
The leadership of the Holy See’s Dicastery for Communications has lauded Catholic Bishops in Nigeria for spearheading Communications Week (ComWEEK), a program that seeks to promote media literacy in Catholic Parishes all over the West African country.
The youth who aspire to become parents in the future like Mary and Joseph ought to know that good parents are made and are products of mentorship and prayer, a Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has said.
A Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has highlighted the essential aspects of Christmas, underscoring the need for Christians to focus on the person of Jesus Christ, engage in more “good action” than mere talk, make sacrifices “for others’ sake”, and reconciliation both with God and others.
Catholic Bishops in Nigeria are set to introduce “a coordinated media” training that would be realized in Parishes and other Catholic institutions, the National Director of Social Communications in the West African nation has said.
Marking 61 years since Nigeria gained independence is “a miracle of sorts,” a Catholic Archbishop in the West African nation has said ahead of the Friday, October 1 event.