Diocese of Oyo

Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo of Oyo Diocese in Nigeria during Vigil Mass on 30 March 2024. Credit: Catholic Diocese of Oyo/Nigeria

Amid Bereavement, Deprivation in Nigeria, Catholic Bishop Urges “audacity of hope, making mood of Easter reach all”

Mar 30, 2024

In the West African nation of Nigeria, “not all” are able to experience joy, peace, compassion, and victory that are meant to characterize Easter, Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo of the country’s Catholic Diocese of Oyo has said.

Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo of Nigeria's Oyo Diocese. Credit: Oyo Diocese

“I express my vote of confidence in you”: Bishop in Christmas Letter to Nigerian Youth

Dec 26, 2023

Nigerian youth have the potentiality to excel in life despite the myriad of challenges they face in the West African nation, the Catholic Bishop of the country’s Oyo Diocese has said. 

Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo of Oyo Diocese in Nigeria. Credit: Oyo Diocese

Nigeria is Desperate, Catholic Bishop Says, Prays for Mary’s Help

Dec 8, 2023

The Bishop of Oyo Diocese in Nigeria has said that the West African country needs “divine help” to be freed from its “desperate mood” occasioned by the the country’s deteriorating political, social, and economic situation.

Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo of Nigeria’s Oyo Diocese. Credit: Oyo Diocese

Nigeria’s Working Conditions in Need of “serious, urgent overhauling”: Catholic Bishop

May 1, 2023

On the occasion of the annual celebration of the International Labor Day commemorated May 1, a Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has lamented the working conditions in the West Africa nation.

Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo of Nigeria's Oyo Diocese. Credit: Oyo Diocese

Nigerians Need to Repair Nation’s “decayed moral fiber”: Catholic Bishop in Easter Message

Apr 8, 2023

There is need for the people of God in Nigeria to repair their country’s “decayed moral fiber”, a Catholic Bishop in the West African nation has said in a message shared with ACI Africa April 8.

Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo of Nigeria's Oyo Diocese. Credit: Oyo Diocese

This is the True Meaning of Valentine’s Day: Catholic Bishop in Nigeria

Feb 13, 2023

Is Valentine’s Day just about lovers hanging out in pairs? Is it all about those who claim to be in love going out for ice cream on a single day in the year and gifting each other material things? Is Valentine's Day just for young people who claim to be so much in love that they set aside one day to show each other how they feel?

Bishop Emmanuel Badejo during Mass at Our Lady of Assumption Cathedral of Nigeria’s Oyo Diocese. / Facebook Page/Diocese of Oyo

COVID-19 “compelling us to see things of heaven” amid “agents of tragedy”: African Prelate

Aug 23, 2020

The challenges the people of God are experiencing across the globe amid the coronavirus are expected to trigger a focus on heavenly realities and the place of God in our lives yet some have become “agents of tragedy,” hellbent on causing others pain, an African Prelate has reflected in his Sunday, August 23 homily shared with ACI Africa.