Catholic Bishops in Nigeria are set to introduce “a coordinated media” training that would be realized in Parishes and other Catholic institutions, the National Director of Social Communications in the West African nation has said.
The Catholic Church is not against the good aspects of cultures in Africa, a Catholic Priest ministering in Nigeria’s Enugu Diocese has said.
The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has called on aspiring political leaders in the West African country to embrace servant leadership after the person of Jesus Christ, and not to impose themselves upon the people.
The decision to remove Nigeria from the list of “Countries of Particular Concern” was “totally unjustified,” and a backwards step in the fight against religious persecution, U.S. Rep. Chris Smith said in a speech Nov. 23.
The leadership of the Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has expressed concern about what it calls “deliberate effort” to “indefinitely” delay the trial of a Nigerian professor who has been accused of running unregistered orphanages in the West African country.
An international legal group has joined the outcry over the U.S. State Department’s decision to remove Nigeria from this year’s watchlist of countries with the most egregious violations of religious freedom.
The prayer sessions organized in Nigeria’s Jalingo Diocese for peace in Taraba State is part of the missionary responsibility of the faithful, the Local Ordinary of the Episcopal See has said.
A Catholic Archbishop in Nigeria has called for the recognition of the “plurality of religions” in the West African nation, cautioning against the tendency to foster religious “superiority complex and universalistic claims and pretensions.”
Stemming security challenges in Nigeria will require an all-inclusive security dialogue with all stakeholders, Christian leaders in the West African country have said.
On the occasion of the World Toilet Day 2021 marked Friday, November 19, the leadership of Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), has reviewed its sanitation initiatives around the globe, including three African countries.
Rights groups have documented thousands of killings of Nigerian Christians.
On the occasion of the International Day for Tolerance marked Tuesday, November 16, the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged Nigerians to practice tolerance and live peacefully to promote national development.
The apprehension and suffering that Nigeria is experiencing including what has been described as irrational killings and attacks can be countered by seeking perpetual help through praying the rosary, a Catholic Archbishop in the West African country has said.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide, a UK-based human rights organization, which specializes in religious freedom all over the world, is calling on owners of an orphanage in Nigerian to seek treatment for a boy who sustained first degree burns on the face, hands, and legs after the facility caught fire in December last year.
The heightened level of insecurity in Nigeria’s Kaduna State is a cause for concern for members of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the region who are saying the security crisis has gone “beyond our imagination.”
The proposed bill seeking to regulate preaching of Christianity in Nigeria’s Kaduna State is “injurious to the Church” and a deliberate attack on Christians in Nigeria, Christian leaders in the West African nation have said.
As world powers prepare to conclude the landmark COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, the leadership of the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, Trócaire, has decried the role of powerful corporations in contributing to the climate crisis and environmental degradation.
The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has blamed the reported killing and kidnappings in a church in Kaduna State on the government’s closure of telecommunication services in some parts of the Nigerian State.
Following the collapse of a 21-storey building that reportedly killed at least 44 people in Lagos city, a Catholic Archbishop has called for the close monitoring of those involved in Nigeria’s construction industry in view of ending unprofessionalism, including the use of inferior materials.
Bishop Jonas Benson Okoye who has been serving as the Auxiliary Bishop of Nigeria’s Awka Diocese has been transferred to the Diocese of Nnewi following his appointment as the Local Ordinary of the Episcopal See located in the Southeastern part of the country.