The Nigerian schoolgirls who had been, last Friday, abducted from the Government Girls’ Secondary School (GGSS) Jangebe in Zamfara State within Nigeria’s Ecclesiastical Province of Kaduna, have been released.
At the celebration of Holy Eucharist marking the first anniversary since Seminarian Michael Nnadi was murdered, the Auxiliary Bishop of Nigeria’s Minna Diocese has underscored the need for fearless preachers of the Gospel in the example of the late Seminarian.
Catholic Bishops in Nigeria have, in a collective statement earlier this week, highlighted multiple crises that are bedeviling the West African nation and called for urgent action lest the country collapses.
Prayers are being sought for the “safety and quick release” of a Nigerian Catholic Bishop who was abducted December 27 in the capital of Nigeria’s Imo State, Owerri.
The Nigerian Religious Cleric abducted earlier this week on his way to his dad’s funeral has been “unconditionally released,” the leadership of his Religious Congregation has announced.
A Cleric who is a member of a Religious Order in Nigeria was kidnapped by unknown people on Tuesday, December 15 on his way to his father’s burial, the leadership of his Religious Congregation has said.
Christian leaders in Nigeria have, in a collective statement circulated Sunday, December 6, expressed their shock and sorrow following last month’s killing of dozens of rice farmers in Borno State, located within the country’s Catholic Diocese of Maiduguri.
Prayers are being sought in Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese “for the quick and safe release of Rev. Fr. Dajo Matthew” who was kidnapped during the night of Sunday, November 22.
The construction of St. Theresa’s Cathedral of Nigeria’s Catholic Diocese of Nsukka is a fruit of collective efforts and contributions from various individuals, the Local Ordinary the Diocese said Thursday, November 19 during the dedication Mass of the 5500-seater Cathedral that took 29 years to complete.
A Catholic Cleric in Nigeria has faulted government attempts in the West African nation to regulate social media engagement saying it is “an effort in futility” since State officials are not even “in control” of the online platforms.
A Nigerian-born Catholic Cleric and Sister ministering in the Diocese of Brooklyn within the Archdiocese of New York in the United States have blamed the ongoing attacks meted against Christians in Nigeria on the laxity of the government to act, saying that attackers are getting help to carry out the atrocities.
An Archbishop in Nigeria has emphasized the need for peaceful protests amid reports of looting and destruction of property in the nationwide youth-led demonstrations.
After testimonies of excessive use of force against protesters in Nigeria emerged, including reports of at least a dozen deaths and renewed demonstrations in various cities of Africa’s most populous nation, a Catholic Archbishop has described the country’s situation as “difficult” but presenting an opportunity for a transition.
The ongoing protests against police brutality in Nigeria represent “a microcosm of the fundamental problems” the West African nation is facing, the Catholic Bishops in the country have said.
As COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on economies world over, Nigeria has not been as badly hit as was expected, according to a Catholic Prelate in the West African country who says that the country is experiencing “an expression of God’s benevolence.”
Catholic Bishops in Nigeria have, in a collective statement on the occasion of the country’s 60th independence anniversary, highlighted multiple challenges bedeviling the West African nation saying the country is “in great distress” and that there seems to be nothing to celebrate about.
On the eve of the celebration of 60 years since Nigeria gained its independence from the British, a Catholic Bishop has given a negative assessment of progress in the West African country, describing it as “a mirage,” grappling with “multiplicity of problems.”
The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has, reflecting on Sunday, September 13 readings, called for “genuine forgiveness” as a way out of “most social crises.”
The leadership of Nigeria’s Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja has, in a pastoral letter issued at the end of the two-day Archdiocesan General Assembly, underscored the need for pastoral agents to foster “a sense of co-responsibility” in their apostolate.
The representative of the Holy Father in Nigeria has, at the maiden General Assembly of the Archdiocese of Abuja, urged members of the Clergy, the Religious and Lay faithful to foster the values of trustworthiness, generosity, and selflessness in their ministry, following “the way of the Master,” Jesus Christ.