Fr. Justine Dyikuk. Credit: Fr. Justine Dyikuk/Facebook

Catholic Priest’s Research Recommends Change of Tact in Fighting Nigeria’s Insurgency

Sep 10, 2023

A Catholic Priest in Nigeria is urging authorities in the West African nation to be more strategic in addressing insurgency in the country, and not to only rely on the military approach.

Fr. Edegard Silva Junior who ministered at the Parish of Sacred Heart of Jesus in Muidumbe, Cabo Delgado has fled the region in northern Mozambique and is seeking refuge in Pemba with some of his Parishioners/ Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute

Missionary in Mozambique Reminisces about Happy Life in Cabo Delgado Before Insurgency

Apr 28, 2021

Residents of various districts in Northern Mozambique’s Province of Cabo Delgado led simple, happy and communal lives when Fr. Edegard Silva Junior ministered in the region that is under the Catholic Diocese of Pemba.

Archbishop Augustine Akubeze of Nigeria's Benin City Archdiocese / Courtesy Photo

Head of Catholic Church in Nigeria Thankful for Support of Pope Francis amid Insurgency

Mar 10, 2021

The head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has expressed gratitude to the Holy See for its solidarity with the country that is battling Boko Haram insurgency.