Christians in Nigeria have a duty to take “seriously” the task of bringing unity and healing to their country, which “is fracturing and breaking apart by the day”, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese has said.
One of the things that Alhaji Ahmed Joda, a Permanent Secretary in Nigeria’s Federal State longed for, in the years that the Catholic Bishop of Nigeria’s Sokoto Diocese knew him, was a peaceful Nigeria where people from various religious divides live in harmony especially in the Northern part of the country.
The Bishop of Nigeria’s Catholic Diocese of Sokoto has blamed the unending killings in various parts of the West African country on inciteful reporting that identifies victims with their religious affiliations.
The challenges bedeviling the West African nation of Nigeria originate from a failure on the part of citizens to have a national conversation about their identity as members of one nation, a Catholic Bishop in the country has said.
A Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has highlighted various challenges bedeviling the country, saying the future of the West African nation is uncertain as it is “treading on dangerous paths.”
Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of Nigeria’s Sokoto Diocese has told the U.S. Congress that the failure of the Federal Government of Nigeria to address insecurity in the West African nation is either due to helplessness of disinterestedness.
Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto in Nigeria has been admitted into the Honorary Fellowship of the Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL), the “autonomous, scholarly and non-political” academy that advances scholarship and public interest in the humanities at the highest level in the West African nation.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto in Nigeria has, at a webinar, emphasized the need for Church leaders in Africa, to be the “the moral compass”, guiding politicians on morality amid fractured politics.
Members of the Clergy in Nigeria are capable of taking part in the addressing the challenge of insecurity in the West African nation by initiating “intelligence systems” and participating in “security awareness”, a retired army office has said.
The Nigerian Catholic Priest who was kidnapped alongside slain Fr. Alphonsus Bello when St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Parish of Sokoto Diocese was attacked on May 20 has been released.
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.
The Catholic Bishop of Nigeria’s Sokoto Diocese is spearheading negotiations to secure the safe release of the elderly Nigerian Priest kidnapped last week when gunmen attacked St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church Malunfashi in Katsina State within his episcopal see.
Hours after gunmen attacked a Catholic Parish in Nigeria’s Sokoto Diocese, kidnapping two Priests, one of them has been found murdered, Clerics in the Diocese have confirmed.
The Nigerian government needs to go beyond statements and “cultivate a sense of empathy” towards citizens who are victims of insecurity, a Catholic Bishop in the West African said at a recent virtual conference.
The leadership of a Catholic-based policy research institute in Nigeria has, in an interview, highlighted the plight of women who are victims of the violent conflict bedeviling the Southern part of the territory of the Archdiocese of Kaduna.
The negative effects of the actions by Boko Haram insurgents in Nigeria will always be felt by the people of God in the West African nation, a Catholic Bishop has said.
A Bishop in Nigeria has, at a webinar, faulted the leadership of the West African country for failing to provide direction and a national “vision about where we are going.”
On the first burial anniversary of Seminarian Michael Nnadi, the Local Ordinary of Nigeria’s Sokoto Diocese has regretted the lack of progress in preventing abductions and murders.
Catholic leaders in Africa need to go beyond the issuance of multiple statements in their fight for justice, peace, and reconciliation, a Nigerian Bishop has said in a virtual conference.
A Nigerian Bishop vocal about good governance in the West African country has been appointed as a member of the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.