The Catholic Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has asked the federal government to collaborate with the Church to ensure that there is a clean and healthy environment in the West African country.
Christian leaders in the West African nation of Nigeria are warning of a looming food crisis in the country due to what they are calling “increasing insecurity.”
A Nigerian Cardinal has warned of an imminent anarchy in Nigeria owing to security challenges and corruption that he says continues to bedevil the West African nation.
The Bishop of Nigeria’s Nsukka Diocese has cautioned Clerics, women and men Religious against owning and operating personal projects saying conflicts have often resulted from such engagement.
The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has cautioned the Federal Government against “suppressing” the voices of the youth protesting against bad governance and insecurity in the West African country.
Catholic Bishops in Nigeria have calling for a review of the 1999 Nigerian Constitution saying it favors Muslims, puts “Christians and adherents of other religions at a disadvantage,” and does not augur “well for the unity and progress of the country.”
Nigeria’s John Cardinal Onaiyekan has expressed concerns about the tendency, among Nigerians, to continually complain “about everything” and challenged his compatriots to take seriously their “citizen participation” role.
Christian leaders in Nigeria have condemned the “killing of innocent youths” and the arbitrary detention of civilians in the country's Imo State.
The celebration of liturgy in the Catholic Church is not a “show time”, Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has cautioned, and urged restraint on the part of worshipers and members of the Clergy.
The Adoration Ministry Enugu, an initiative of a controversial Nigerian Catholic Priest, is to function as a Chaplaincy, and “not personality cult”, the Local Ordinary of Nigeria’s Enugu Diocese has directed.
Amid multiple cases of violent attacks in Nigeria, the Catholic Archbishop of Lagos in the West African nation has highlighted the fundamental right to self defense and cautioned against aggression.
The Archbishop of Abuja in Nigeria has urged the people of God belonging to various religions in the West African nation to avoid unhealthy competition that he says could result in forceful Islamization and Christianization in the country.
The Local Ordinary of Nigeria’s Owerri Archdiocese, which covers Imo State, has expressed concerns about killings of innocent citizens by “known and unknown gunmen” and called on the Governor of the Nigerian State to “convoke a Ceasefire Meeting.”
The Nigerian Catholic Priest who was kidnapped alongside slain Fr. Alphonsus Bello when St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Parish of Sokoto Diocese was attacked on May 20 has been released.
The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Kaduna Archdiocese has, at the burial ceremony of Fr. Alphonsus Bello who was murdered May 20, invited the people of God in the West African nation to pray for the conversion of the Priest's killers.
At the celebration of Vigil Mass ahead of the burial of Fr. Alphonsus Bello who was murdered following the May 20 attack on St. Vincent Ferrer Malunfashi Parish of Nigeria’s Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah has faulted the Nigerian government for laxity in ensuring security for citizens.
The Local Ordinary of Nigeria’s Lagos Archdiocese has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria to declare a state of emergency in the country due to rising cases of insecurity.
Christian leaders in Nigeria are mourning the country’s Chief of Army Staff and ten other military officers who died in a plane crash last Friday, May 21, saying the deceased security officials sacrificed their lives for the safety of the West African nation.
With the ongoing fight against Boko Haram that continues to wreak havoc in the Northern parts of Nigeria, the world seems oblivious of the deteriorating security situation in the Southern part of the country, a Catholic peace entity working in the region has said and warned of “a gathering storm.”
The Catholic Bishop of Nigeria’s Sokoto Diocese is spearheading negotiations to secure the safe release of the elderly Nigerian Priest kidnapped last week when gunmen attacked St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church Malunfashi in Katsina State within his episcopal see.