The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese in Nigeria has faulted the Federal Government of the West African nation for year of silence amid kidnappings and loss of human life.
Catholic pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, has highlighted a number of African countries on the list of many countries in the world where Priests, Religious and Lay missionaries are facing the danger of killings, kidnappings and other forms of persecution.
The youth who aspire to become parents in the future like Mary and Joseph ought to know that good parents are made and are products of mentorship and prayer, a Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has said.
A Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has highlighted the essential aspects of Christmas, underscoring the need for Christians to focus on the person of Jesus Christ, engage in more “good action” than mere talk, make sacrifices “for others’ sake”, and reconciliation both with God and others.
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese in Nigeria has defended his prophetic stance saying he will continue to speak out against injustices and bad governance in the West African nation because “silence in the face of injustice is corruption”.
Pope Francis has appointed Archbishop Fortunatus Nwachukwu, a member of the Clergy of Nigeria’s Aba Diocese, as the representative of the Holy See to the United Nations and Specialized Institutions in Geneva.
The crisis in Nigeria seems to be a war against Christians in the West African nation, the Catholic Bishop of the country’s Makurdi Diocese has said.
A Nigerian Catholic bishop has challenged the United States Secretary of State to justify his decision to remove Nigeria from a persecution watchlist, saying that he has witnessed firsthand the brutal ongoing persecution against Christians in Africa’s most populous nation.
A Nigerian Church leader who was abducted on November 8 by suspected Fulani militants has reportedly died in captivity.
The Catholic Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has called for “distributive justice” in the way in which those in authority deal with their subjects, and urged those in leadership to ensure that everyone gets their dues and the poor are taken care of.
A delegation from the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has paid a solidarity to Miango chiefdom of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State following recent attacks in the area.
Fr. Christopher, a Catholic Priest from the Diocese of Maiduguri in Nigeria, faces danger every time he travels to Pulka, a small town in the country’s Borno state to serve hundreds of refugees in the small town.
Representatives of Christian leaders in Nigeria are planning to sue the government afresh over the controversial Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020 that seeks to allow State authorities to control church operations.
The Archbishop of Abuja in Nigeria has called upon the people of God in the West African country that is battling insecurity issues to be inspired by the spirit of Christmas to embrace peace.
For Nigerian women to be active in national matters including the development of the nation, they need to be strengthened politically alongside receiving quality education, a Catholic Archbishop in the West African country has said.
Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo of Nigeria’s Oyo Diocese who was appointed a member of the Vatican Dicastery for Communication on December 3 has said that he will seek, in his “own modest way”, to foster a pastoral dynamism that brings the people of God together “through the media of communication”.
The Catholic Bishop at the helm of the Pan African Episcopal Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS), an initiative of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM), has been appointed a member of the Vatican Dicastery for Communication.
Christian leaders in Nigeria have condemned the recent attack on the Jos custodial center by yet to be identified gunmen terming the incident “sad, unfortunate and frightening.”
Christians in Nigeria’s Zamfara State have, in an “anonymous letter” circulated by the office of the State Commissioner of Police, been cautioned against public worship in churches lest they be attacked, abducted, and their places of worship torched.
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.