The Bishop of Nigeria’s Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan has decried the persistent security challenges in his Episcopal See, which he says have continued for over 20 years, with many parishes subjected to attacks and being “under siege”.
Security officials in Nigeria’s Plateau State have reportedly arrested eight suspects involved in crime, among them, those who set on fire the Catholic Parish rectory in Nigeria’s Kafanchan Diocese that resulted in the death of a Seminarian.
Nigeria's Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan has confirmed the killing of a Seminarian in the Diocese after a Parish rectory he was in was set on fire reportedly by Fulani bandits in what has been confirmed as a kidnapping attempt.
A Seminarian in Nigeria's Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan is missing after the Parish house he was in was set ablaze in a suspected kidnapping incident.
Fr. Jeremiah Yakubu, who was kidnapped from his Parish residence in Nigeria’s Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan on Corpus Christi Sunday has regained his freedom, the Diocese has announced.
The Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan in Nigeria is calling on the people of God to offer "intense prayers" for the safe and quick release of Fr. Jeremiah Yakubu who was kidnapped on Sunday, June 11.
The Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan in Nigeria has announced the “gruesome murder” of Fr. John Mark Cheitnum who kidnapped on July 15 alongside Fr. Denatus Cleopas, the latter having safely escaped from his captors.
Catholic Priests ministering in Kafanchan Diocese in Nigeria have been directed to celebrate Holy Mass in “Thanksgiving to God” following the safe release of Fr. Emmanuel Silas from captivity “barely 24 hours after his abduction”.
Prayers are being sought for the “quick and safe release” of a Catholic Priest kidnapped from his Parish residence in Kafanchan Diocese, Nigeria.
The Bishop of Nigeria’s Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan has decried the laxity in the government and international community’s response to the incessant attacks in the West African nation.
A Catholic Priest ministering in Nigeria’s Kaduna State that has experienced numerous attacks on innocent civilians has expressed the frustration of having to organize successive burials of victims of the violence in his parish and described those who have lost their lives as “martyrs” whose blood has not been shed “in vain.”