The military leadership in Burkina Faso needs to do “much” more to address the plight of the people of God in the West African nation who are yet to see “a strong signal in terms of peace”, the Cardinal in the country has said.
Catholic Bishops in the Central African Republic (CAR) have, in a collective statement, highlighted challenges the country is facing and lamented negative media reports, which they say tarnish the reputation of the country and cause “great economic damage”.
Religious leaders who met in Mozambique’s city of Pemba have distanced themselves from extremists who kill in the name of religion in the country’s Cabo Delgado Province and vowed to unite in the fight against radicalism and violence in the embattled region.
There is need for the government of Nigeria to explore new and better ways of addressing insecurity challenges and other issues that the West African country is battling with, the Archbishop of Nigeria’s Archdiocese of Lagos has said.
A Nigerian Catholic Priest who spent at least a month in captivity following his abduction earlier this year has called on the international community to come to the aid of the people of God in Nigeria’s Kaduna State amid heightened insecurity.
Stemming security challenges in Nigeria will require an all-inclusive security dialogue with all stakeholders, Christian leaders in the West African country have said.
Catholic Bishops in Mozambique have, in a collective statement, called for caution and a careful assessment of the security situation in the Southern African nation amid reports that the country is registering wins in the fight against insurgency in the country’s Cabo Delgado Province.
The heightened level of insecurity in Nigeria’s Kaduna State is a cause for concern for members of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the region who are saying the security crisis has gone “beyond our imagination.”
There is need for the government of Angola to declare a “state of emergency” in the Southern African nation where a protracted drought has created a humanitarian crisis, members of the Bishops Conference of Angola and São Tomé (CEAST) have said.
The persistent insecurity in the West African nation of Nigeria is affecting Nigerians across religious groupings and tribe, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja has said.
Nigeria’s Federal Government is not sincere in the fight against insecurity, the Local Ordinary of the country’s Lagos Archdiocese has said.
Nigerian government’s lack of strictness in dealing with militia groups is behind the security failures in the West African nation, the leadership of Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights organization, has said.
The rise in cases of abductions, killings, and property destruction in Nigeria is a cause for concern for Catholic Bishops who, in a collective statement, are calling upon the government to “take full responsibility for the present culture of violence.”
Christian leaders in the West African nation of Nigeria have called on the Muhammadu Buhari-led government to go beyond statements and meetings and address the country’s challenge of insecurity or admit defeat and “throw in the towel.”
Officials of CitizenGo, a Catholic organization spearheading family issues in Africa, has petitioned the leadership African Union (AU) to penalize President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria for the heightened insecurity in the West African nation.
Thousands of Christians have been hacked to death by militants in Nigeria in the first 200 days of 2021, a recent investigation has established, further revealing that the number is the highest in years.
Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of Nigeria’s Sokoto Diocese has told the U.S. Congress that the failure of the Federal Government of Nigeria to address insecurity in the West African nation is either due to helplessness of disinterestedness.
A Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has described the challenge of insecurity in the West African nation as “enormous” and “worrisome” and called for urgent action “to defeat the forces of evil” in the country.
Christian leaders ministering in Nigeria’s Oyo State have declared a day of prayer for an end to the rising cases of insecurity that include killings.
The Catholic Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has called upon authorities in the West African nation to help heal the trauma resulting from poverty and the psychological stress the people are facing as a result of insecurity.