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Latest stories: Diocese of Enugu

Fr. Camillus Ejike Mbaka, Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry in Nigeria's Enugu Diocese/ Credit: Courtesy Photo /

Controversial Priest’s Initiative in Nigeria is Now a Chaplaincy, “not personality cult”

The Adoration Ministry Enugu, an initiative of a controversial Nigerian Catholic Priest, is to function as a Chaplaincy, and “not personality cult”, the Local Ordinary of Nigeria’s Enugu Diocese has directed.

Logo of the Adoration Ministry in Nigeria's Enugu Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo /

Controversial Nigerian Priest Temporarily Suspends Ministry, Begins Month-long Retreat

The controversial Nigerian Catholic Priest who, on May 9, publicly apologized to the Universal Church and to his Bishop after his supporters violently stormed the Bishop’s residence and the Cathedral Church last week, desecrating the Holy Altar of sacrifice, has temporarily suspended activities at his Adoration Ministry Enugu, Nigeria, and started a month-long spiritual retreat.

Screenshot Fr. Camillus Ejike Mbaka  during Mass at the Adoration Ministry in Enugu Diocese. /

Controversial Nigerian Catholic Priest Publicly Apologizes to “Mother Church”, His Bishop

The controversial Nigerian Catholic Priest whose supporters violently stormed the Bishop’s residence last week, demanding to know the Cleric’s whereabouts, has publicly apologized to the Universal Church and to his Local Ordinary.

Holy Ghost Cathedral in Nigeria's Enugu Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo /

Week of Prayer Declared in Nigeria’s Enugu Diocese after Desecration by Priest’s Followers

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Enugu in Nigeria has announced a week of prayer of atonement and reparation following a desecration incident by people reportedly linked to a member of the Clergy of the Nigerian Diocese.

Fr. Ejike Mbaka who resurfaced Wednesday, May 5 after reportedly missing. His supporters had stormed the Bishop's residence demanding his whereabouts / Credit: Courtesy Photo /

Controversial Nigerian Catholic Priest Resurfaces after Followers Storm Bishop’s Residence

The controversial Nigerian Catholic Priest who had been reported missing has resurfaced hours after his supporters stormed the Bishop’s residence Wednesday, May 5, demanding to know the Cleric’s whereabouts.

Bishop Callistus Valentine Onaga of the Catholic Diocese of Enugu in Nigeria holds his vaccination card after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. / Diocese of Enugu

Nigerian Bishop Dismisses Skepticism Toward COVID-19 Vaccines as “propaganda”

A Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has dismissed skepticism toward COVID-19 vaccines as “propaganda” and encouraged the people of God in the West African nation to get vaccinated.

Bishop Ernest Anaezichukwu Obodo with court officials after Holy Mass to Launch Legal Year at Holy Ghost Cathedral, Ogui Enugu. / Diocese of Enugu/Facebook Page

“You are the hope of the common man,” Nigerian Prelate Tells Lawyers at Legal Year Launch

The need for the ordinary members of the society to get justice from the courts has been emphasized by a Prelate in the West African nation of Nigeria who has called on all court officials to be the hope of the "common man" by ensuring they receive justice.

Fr. Arinze Madu, Vice Rector at Nigeria’s Queen of Apostles Spiritual Year Seminary, Enugu, kidnapped outside seminary gate and released unharmed two days later on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. He narrated his ordeal to ACI Africa, Friday, November 8, 2019 / Communications office Enugu Diocese, Nigeria

“I started preparing myself towards eternity,” Nigerian Priest Recounts Abduction Ordeal

Fr. Arinze Madu, the Nigerian Catholic Priest who had been abducted at the gate of Queen of Apostles Spiritual Year Seminary in Nigeria’s Enugu diocese and later released unharmed has recounted his two-day ordeal in the hands of his abductors and told ACI Africa that his safe release was God’s doing and that he had started preparing himself for eternal life.

Priests of the Enugu diocese protested Offu's death. / Pixabay

Nigerian priests protest over murder of fellow cleric

Priests of southeastern Nigeria's Diocese of Enugu protested Friday government inaction in the face of widespread violence. Fr. Paul Offu, a priest of the diocese, had been murdered the previous day.