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Late Fr. Alphonsus Bello (right) whose lifeless body was found in a farmland near the St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church Malunfashi, Katsina State within Nigeria's Diocese of Sokoto. The whereabouts of Fr. Joe Keke (left) is still unknown after gunmen attacked their parish on 20 May 2021. Credit: Courtesy Photo /

Nigerian Catholic Priest Found Murdered Hours after Parish Attack, Another Missing

Hours after gunmen attacked a Catholic Parish in Nigeria’s Sokoto Diocese, kidnapping two Priests, one of them has been found murdered, Clerics in the Diocese have confirmed.

Late Fr. Ferdinand Fanen Ngugban killed by unknown gunmen at St. Paul Parish Ayetwar, Katsina-Ala Local Government of Benue State on Tuesday, March 30. / Courtesy Photo

Catholic Priest, Six Others Killed in Armed Attack at Parish of Nigeria’s Katsina Diocese

A Catholic Priest and six others have been killed in an armed attack at a Parish of Nigeria’s Katsina Diocese, an official of the Diocese has confirmed.