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Niamey Archdiocese

Sideview of the St. John the Baptist Parish in Dolbel. Credit: Fr. Eric Médagbe

Widely Reported Attacks on Niger’s Villages “not only directed at Christians”: Archbishop

Jul 16, 2021

The recent attacks on two villages of a Catholic Parish in Niger that have received wide coverage claimed the lives of both Catholic Christians and Muslims, an Archbishop in the West African nation has told ACI Africa.

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Recent Violence in Niger “a blow to the heart of fragile Church”: Missionary Cleric

May 20, 2021

Last week’s attack on a village in the Tillaberi region within Niger’s Archdiocese of Niamey that led to the fleeing of Christians from the region is a blow to a local church that is considered “fragile”, a Missionary Cleric ministering in the affected areas has said.

Archbishop Djalwana Laurent Lompo of Niger presenting a goodwill message to the Muslim faithful. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Bishops in Niger Send “best wishes” to Muslims Ending Holy Month of Ramadan

May 12, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Niger have extended their goodwill message to the Muslim faithful in the West African nation for concluding the Holy Month of Ramadan, marked by the celebration of Eid al-Fitr (the festival of breaking the fast). 

Flooding caused by heavy rains in Niger has killed at least 45 people this week and forced more than 226,000 from their homes.

Prelate in Niger Seeking Aid after Heavy Rains Cause Flooding, Deaths, Displacement

Sep 16, 2020

The Archbishop of Niger’s Niamey Archdiocese is seeking support to help “the disaster-stricken population” in his jurisdiction after heavy rains resulted in flooding, deaths of dozens and displacement of thousands.