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.
The mammoth Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja as it is known today started humbly, with its small community of believers worshipping under a tree.
Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Italy, has approved two major projects that seek to abate the humanitarian crisis in Nigeria and Mozambique where insurgents have displaced locals from their homes.
The attack on a church in Nigeria’s Kaduna State over the weekend is a sad story that portrays the worsening insecurity in the West African nation, the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said.
In order to achieve a “holistic formation of the human person”, the State and the Church need to collaborate, Catholic Priests in Nigeria have said.
The online pilgrimage, which members of the Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (RECOWA) launched is expected to feature people’s “contributions to the struggle for justice”, the Catholic Church leaders have said in a statement.
The success of the planned gubernatorial elections in Nigeria’s Anambra State will be determined by the lack of casualties and violence during the exercise, a Catholic Bishop in the West African nation has said.
Religious leaders in Nigeria have called for the release of Nnamdi Kanu, a pro-Biafra political activist with dual citizenship, Nigerian and British.
The Catholic Bishop of Nigeria’s Orlu Diocese and members of his residence are safe, the Vicar General of the Nigerian Diocese has said, assuring those behind the Sunday, October 31 attack at the Bishop’s house that they are forgiven.
A Nigerian microbiologist is working under the Guadalupe Grant of Harambee Africa International (HAI) to find a possible way to contain the severity of a parasitic disease that is affecting millions of people in the West African country.
The ills that Nigeria is experiencing, including selfishness and unjust governance, are a “kwashiorkor of love” and the failure to recognize the image of God in other people, a Catholic Archbishop in the West African country has said.
Parliamentarians, religious leaders, and students are among protesters who have joined the call by UK-based human rights foundation, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), to end school abductions in Nigeria.
Christian leaders in Nigeria under the auspices of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have joined the Governor of the country’s Kaduna State in calling on the Muhammadu Buhari-led government “to declare bandits as terrorists.”