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Msgr. John Aniagwu. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Nigeria’s Political Leaders “a cocktail of character flaws”, Catholic Priest Says

Aug 10, 2021

Those at the helm of the West African nation of Nigeria manifest “a cocktail of character flaws”, a Catholic Priest ministering in the country’s Lagos Archdiocese has said.

Late Paolino Lukudu Loro, the immediate former Archbishop of South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese. He died April 5 in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, at the age of 80. Credit : Courtesy Photo

Religious, Political Leaders Hail Archbishop Who Mobilized South Sudan’s Bishops for Peace

Apr 12, 2021

Religious and political leaders in South Sudan have paid glowing tribute to the emeritus Archbishop of Juba Archdiocese, describing him as a great man who mobilized his brother Bishops in the country to work towards peace. 

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama administers the sacrament of confirmation at St. John Mary Vianney Parish in his Archdiocese of Abuja. / Facebook Page Abuja Archdiocese.

Nigerian Archbishop Appeals to “uncharitable” Political Leaders to Embrace Selflessness

Dec 14, 2020

The life of John the Baptist is an example of immense humility, a Nigerian Prelate has said while calling on people in various leadership positions in Nigeria, including politicians, to embrace selfless service to their followers.

South Sudan Peace Ambassadors reciting poem to Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya and South Sudan on Sunday, October 6: From left Rebjwok Karlo, Sophie Faith Juwa (with mic) and Nyenawut Akol Miyen / ACI Africa

Children Remind South Sudan Leaders of Pope Francis’ Kiss, Demand Peace

Oct 11, 2019

Some six months since Pope Francis showed a “dramatic gesture” of humility by kneeling and kissing the feet of South Sudan leaders, a section of South Sudanese Catholic children living in Kenya have used their encounter with the Apostolic Nuncio to their country in Nairobi to remind the political leaders back home of the Pope Francis’ April 11 act, demanding peace through service that demonstrates love.