About a month ago, Susan Swa escaped Kangarwa, an Island on Lake Chad where Boko Haram militants had held her captive for nine years.
Outside St. Hillary Nursery and Primary School of Nigeria’s Catholic Diocese of Maiduguri, a middle-aged Priest gathered teachers and older learners and gave them general absolution. Everyone in the school thought they were going to die.
Officials of the Order of St. Augustine (OSA/Augustinians) have announced the passing on of their confrere, the former Bishop of Nigeria’s Maiduguri Diocese, and implored that his soul rests “in the peace of the Risen Lord”.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Maiduguri in Nigeria has expressed optimism that Nigerians will get a president who has the needs of the people at heart in the country’s general elections.
Exposure to means of livelihood by world standards, including physical structures, material riches, and power “must never obscure” the people of God from heavenly values that define the “Church’s life and action”, the Apostolic Nuncio in Nigeria has said.
Pope Francis has appointed the Chaplain of the All Saints Catholic Chaplaincy of the University of Maiduguri Auxiliary Bishop of Maiduguri Diocese in Nigeria.
Father Joseph Bature Fidelis of the Diocese of Maiduguri is aware of the danger priests face from local Islamist terror groups.
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.
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.
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.