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Bishop Godfrey Igwebuike Onah  of Nigeria's Nsukka Diocese. Credit: Nsukka Diocese

Christians in Nigeria “must save this country or we are doomed”: Catholic Bishop

Jun 18, 2022

The only force that is capable of bringing about positive change in Nigeria and saving the West African country from doom is for Christians to manifest true love, a Nigerian Catholic Bishop has said.  

Bishop Godfrey Igwebuike Onah of Nigeria's Nsukka Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Let’s Value, Focus on “the unity that Jesus sees in us”: Catholic Bishop in Nigeria

Jun 2, 2022

The Bishop of Nigeria’s Catholic Diocese of Nsukka has urged the people of God in the country to work towards disregarding the things that divide them and instead to foster the common humanity that unites them.

Bishop Godfrey Onah of Nigeria’s Nsukka Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

I Prefer to Weep and Pray for Nigeria “where darkness has descended”: Catholic Bishop

May 18, 2022

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka in Nigeria has expressed sadness concerning the evils happening in the West African nation, saying that he would prefer to lock himself up in the chapel to weep and pray for the country that is engulfed in darkness.

Bishop Godfrey Onah of Nigeria’s Nsukka Diocese. Credit: Nsukka Diocese

Nigerian Catholic Bishop Urges Parents to Embrace Sacrifice, Foster “stability of family”

Apr 28, 2022

A stable society is a product of stable families, the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese in Nigeria has said, and called upon parents to embrace sacrifice as they bring up their children. 

Bishop Godfrey Onah of Nigeria’s Nsukka Diocese. Credit: Nsukka Diocese

We Must Work Hard to Resolve Our “life-threatening challenges”: Catholic Bishop in Nigeria

Jan 28, 2022

The Catholic Bishop of Nigeria’s Nsukka Diocese has underscored the need for all Nigerians to work toward resolving solve the nation’s “life-threatening challenges” by themselves.

Bishop Godfrey Onah of Nigeria’s Nsukka Diocese. Credit: Nsukka Diocese/Facebook

Religious Leaders Have Become Social Activists, Catholic Bishop in Nigeria Says

Jan 4, 2022

Religious leaders are yielding to the temptation to act as social activists instead of speaking the mind of God, the Bishop of Nigeria’s Catholic Diocese of Nsukka has observed.

Bishop Godfrey Onah of the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka. Credit: Nsukka Diocese/Facebook

Christian Leaders Warn of Anarchy in Nigeria, Call for Amnesty to Country’s Separatists

Oct 16, 2021

Christian leaders of various denominations in South East Nigeria have expressed concern over increased insecurity and violence in the region, saying that part of the West African nation is descending “into anarchy”.

Bishop Godfrey Onah of Nigeria’s Nsukka Diocese. Credit: Nsukka Diocese

Poor Governance in Nigeria Turning Criminals into Heroes, Catholic Bishop Says

Jul 20, 2021

Lack of good governance in Nigeria has created heroes out of criminals, the Catholic Bishop of Nigeria’s Nsukka Diocese has said, adding that the country’s poor governance has caused the worst division along political and religious lines in the history of the West African country.

Bishop Godfrey Onah of Nigeria’s Nsukka Diocese/ Credit: Nsukka Diocese/Facebook

Catholic Bishop in Nigeria Cautions Priests, Religious against Operating Personal Projects

Jun 16, 2021

The Bishop of Nigeria’s Nsukka Diocese has cautioned Clerics, women and men Religious against owning and operating personal projects saying conflicts have often resulted from such engagement.

Bishop Godfrey Onah of Nigeria's Nsukka Diocese during the Holy Mass on the Solemnity of the Ascension 13 May 2021. Credit: Nsukka Diocese / Nsukka Diocese

Nigeria’s Political Challenges “consequences of our bad behavior”: Catholic Bishop

May 13, 2021

The political challenges in the West African nation of Nigeria have been occasioned by “bad behavior,” the Catholic Bishop of the country’s Nsukka Diocese has said.

Bishop Godfrey Onah interacting with some of the ex-seminarians of Nsukka Diocese during the April 8 reunion. Credit: Godfrey I.Onah Facebook

“Be grateful to Church for formative experience”: Nigerian Bishop to Former Seminarians

Apr 10, 2021

At the maiden reunion of former seminarians of Nigeria’s Diocese of Nsukka, the Local Ordinary, Bishop Godfrey Igwebuike Onah, called on the ex-seminarians to be thankful “for the formative experience” they had while in the Seminary.

Bishop of Nigeria's Nsukka Diocese, Godfrey Onah / Bishop Godfrey Onah/ Facebook

“Our country is crying, shouting in pain”: Nigerian Bishop

Mar 22, 2021

A Nigerian Bishop has bemoaned the myriad challenges bedeviling the West African nation saying that the country “is crying, shouting in pain.” 

Bishop Godfrey Onah of Nigeria's Nsukka Diocese / Courtesy Photo

Nigerian Bishop Decries Government's Misplaced Priorities amid COVID-19 Challenges

Feb 26, 2021

The Bishop of Nigeria’s Nsukka Diocese has faulted the government for what seems to be a back-and-forth engagement with bandits in the West African country at a time that other countries are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

Demonstrators protesting against police brutality in Lagos, Nigeria.

Talk to Protesters “as a father, as a shepherd”: Bishop to Nigeria’s Government Leaders

Nov 23, 2020

A Bishop in Nigeria has expressed his reservations about the way the country’s leadership treated those who part in the during the demonstrations against police brutality.

St. Theresa’s Cathedral of Nigeria’s Catholic Diocese of Nsukka. / Courtesy

Completion of Nigerian Cathedral “not one person’s achievement”: Bishop at Dedication

Nov 19, 2020

The construction of St. Theresa’s Cathedral of Nigeria’s Catholic Diocese of Nsukka is a fruit of collective efforts and contributions from various individuals, the Local Ordinary the Diocese said Thursday, November 19 during the dedication Mass of the 5500-seater Cathedral that took 29 years to complete.

St. Theresa Cathedral Nsukka slated for dedication on November 19 after 29 years under construction.

Plans Underway for Dedication of Nigerian Cathedral after 29 Years of Construction

Nov 18, 2020

After close to three decades of construction, plans are underway for the dedication of St. Theresa Cathedral of Nigeria’s Nsukka Diocese.

Nigeria’s Muslim Leaders Petition Security to Interrogate Catholic Bishop over Sermon

Nov 4, 2020

Muslim leaders in Nigeria have petitioned the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and other security heads in country to interrogate the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese over alleged “hateful sermon” that they say led to attacks on Muslims in some parts of the West African nation.