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Fr. Norbert-Éric Abekan/ Credit: Courtesy Photo

Ivorian Catholic Priest Condemns Xenophobia, Calls for Promotion of Positive Messages

May 29, 2021

In the wake of last week’s attack on Niger nationals living in Abidjan, the capital city of Ivory Coast, a Catholic Priest in the West African nation has condemned xenophobia and called on his compatriots to foster positive messages including encounters through social media.

Kenyan Diocese Disowns Priest, Seminarian Linked to Controversial Religious Order

Oct 5, 2020

The leadership of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Murang’a has cautioned various Church institutions in the East African country against recognizing two men who reportedly going around the country identifying themselves as a Priest and a Seminarian of the “Congregation of Franciscans of Our Lady of the Poor”

Nigerian Fr. Theophilus Ndulue of Enugu diocese who had been abducted on November 15, 2019 and freed after a day.

Another Catholic Priest in Nigeria’s Enugu Diocese Freed after Abduction

Nov 19, 2019

Nearly two weeks  after Fr. Arinze Madu, the Vice-Rector at Queen of Apostles Spiritual Year Seminary was abducted outside the seminary gate and  released two days later, Nigeria’s diocese of Enugu has yet again had a priest,  Fr. Theophilus Ndulue abducted and released a day later.

Mons.Thomas Oliha in the company of other priests and altar girls at the end of Holy Mass at the Apostles of Jesus Shrine Catholic Church, Langata, Nairobi, Kenya on October 13, 2019 / ACI Africa

South Sudanese Cleric Recounts Challenges He Overcame to Become Priest 50 Years On

Oct 15, 2019

In a country where the reciprocal interaction between Catholicism and culture still presents difficulties, with society playing a central role in shaping individual lives through family and peer pressure, a South Sudanese cleric has shared with ACI Africa the challenges he had to overcome on his journey to priesthood as he celebrates 50 years since he received the Sacrament of Holy Orders.