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Latest stories: Diocese of Maiduguri

Ash Wednesday celebration at St. Patrick cathedral in Maiduguri, Feb. 26, 2020/ AFP/Getty

Despite Danger, Clergy of Nigeria’s Maiduguri Diocese Ministers to Refugees of Terrorism

Father Joseph Bature Fidelis of the Diocese of Maiduguri is aware of the danger priests face from local Islamist terror groups.  

Fr. Elijah Juma Wada abducted last week in Nigeria's Maiduguri Diocese/ Credit: Courtesy Photo

Prayer Appeal for Quick, Safe Release of Priest Kidnapped in Nigeria’s Maiduguri Diocese

Prayers are being sought in Nigeria’s Maiduguri Diocese for the speedy and safe release of Fr. Elijah Juma Wada who was abducted last week.

Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme of Nigeria’s Maiduguri Diocese.

Despite Boko Haram Insurgency, Christian Faith on the Rise in Nigeria: Catholic Bishop

Increased Boko Haram attacks meted against Christians in Nigeria are not undermining the practice of Christian faith in the West African country, a Catholic Bishop in one of the worst hit regions of the country has said.

“Shocked, disturbed, saddened”: Christian Leaders in Nigeria Following Killing of Farmers

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.