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Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of Nigeria's Sokoto Diocese/ Credit: Sokoto Diocese/Facebook

At Vigil Mass for Recently Murdered Nigerian Priest, Bishop Faults Government for Laxity

May 31, 2021

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. 

Fr. Arinze Madu, Vice Rector at Nigeria’s Queen of Apostles Spiritual Year Seminary, Enugu, kidnapped outside seminary gate and released unharmed two days later on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 / Communications office Enugu Diocese, Nigeria

Kidnapped Nigerian Catholic Priest Released Unharmed

Oct 31, 2019

Two days after the abduction of Fr. Arinze Madu, a Catholic priest of Enugu diocese, Nigeria, his abductors have released him and “he is back in one piece,” ACI Africa has been told about the Wednesday, October 30 freeing of the Vice-Rector of a Nigeria-based seminary