The attack on Governor Samuel Ortom of Nigeria’s Benue State over the weekend has exposed the level of insecurity in the West African nation, Christian leaders in the country have said.
The call to be a Missionary has no boundaries of whether or not one has been called into Priesthood or Religious Life, a Catholic Prelate in Nigeria has underscored, outlining the various roles of all Christians in participating in the Church’s mission.
Disturbed by the state of insecurity in Africa’s most populous country, members of the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) have called on the government to prioritize the security of its citizens.
On the occasion of the 54th World Communications Day (WCD) this year marked Sunday, May 24, the leadership of the Pan African Episcopal Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS) has called on media practitioners on the continent who practice the Christian faith to tell stories that make people visualize the bigger picture of their respective lives, with God at the center.
Against the backdrop of insecurity in Nigeria, Catholic Bishops in the West African country have resolved to have all Catholics demonstrate their solidarity with the victims of kidnappings and murder by organizing a Prayer Protest while wearing black at the start of the Lenten Season February 26.