The Nigerian Catholic Priest who was kidnapped from his Parish residence in the Diocese of Kafanchan on Monday, September 13 has been freed.
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.
Prayers are being sought for the “quick and safe release” of a Catholic Priest kidnapped from his Parish residence in Nigeria’s Kafanchan Diocese.
Officials of CitizenGo Africa, the African branch of the International Catholic entity of social activists, are calling on the government of Nigeria’s Ondo State to stop an order that requires residents to get vaccinated before they are cleared to access essential services including going to places of worship.
The just concluded International Eucharistic Congress was fruitful in multiple ways, a Nigerian Archbishop has said.
Christian leaders in Nigeria have expressed their condemnation of gender-based violence and called for “collective action” to end the vice that seems to target women and girls.
A Catholic organization in Nigeria is spearheading an initiative aimed at transforming the lives of young girls trapped in the business of prostitution in the country’s Onitsha suburb.
The leadership of an international Catholic activist organization that spearheads family issues is petitioning the government of Nigeria for the withdrawal of a reality TV show, which it says showcases “pure pornography.”
Christian leaders in Nigeria’s Bauchi State are encouraging the people of God within their pastoral region to take part in the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination exercise amid reported low uptake of the jab.
Children who were left homeless after their orphanage was burnt down by armed Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria’s Plateau State have resumed their Bible study lessons in readiness for a State competition.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights organization, has condemned the sharp increase in attacks targeting Christians in Nigeria’s Plateau State since the August 14 attack and killing of 23 commuters in the Nigerian State, saying that those behind the subsequent killings appear to be enjoying high level support to advance their agenda.
A Catholic Priest in Nigeria’s Lagos Archdiocese has blamed frequent strikes by university teachers in the West African country on what he has referred to as education sector’s “low budgeting.”
Christian youth leaders in Nigeria have condemned the increased killings in the country’s Plateau State and called for an end to the bloodshed.
The Catholic Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese is calling for the promotion of sanctity of human life in the West African nation, noting that people in the country are more focused on promoting “ritualistic observances” in place of true Religion.
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.”
The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Jos North Local Government Area (LGA), Plateau State, is cautioning religious leaders, including Muslim Clerics, against pronouncements that are likely trigger violent reactions.
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 to the country’s challenge of insecurity or admit defeat and “throw in the towel.”
A Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has expressed concerns about the level of anxiety across the West African nation saying the trend is politically “worrisome.”
On the occasion of his Episcopal Ordination as the Local Ordinary of Nigeria’s Abakaliki Diocese, Bishop Peter Nworie Chukwu expressed his availability and readiness to render his service to the people of God entrusted to his pastoral care “unreservedly”.
Religious Freedom Coalition, an international non-profit religious organization, which assists persecuted Christians in various areas of the world, has announced the relocation of young children who were left homeless after their orphanage was burnt down by armed Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria’s Plateau State.