Tag Archives: Nigeria

Pope gives priests 30 days to accept bishop or face suspension

  • Written by:
  • 1 Reply

Clergy in Nigerian diocese must write to Holy Father asking for forgiveness by July 9 Pope Francis has given priests in the Nigerian diocese of Ahiara 30 days to write a letter promising obedience to him and accepting the bishop appointed for their diocese. Priests who do not write the letter will be suspended, according

Read more

Pope Francis demands obedience from priests of Nigerian diocese

Pope Francis met on Thursday with a delegation from a Nigerian diocese which for the last four and a half years has refused to recognize the bishop who was appointed as its shepherd. He demanded that the clerics of the Diocese of Ahiara accept the bishop appointment that has been made, or face suspension and

Read more

The ROSARY is defeating Boko Haram terrorist group in Nigeria

What is the most powerful weapon deployed against Boko Haram? Is it a smart bomb or a stealth drone? No. It turns out, the most feared weapon against Boko haram is the Rosary. Among all the weapons deployed by mankind, one of the most powerful is prayer. The Israelites often prayed before battle, and the

Read more

Catholic bishops of southwest Nigeria commend considerable progress towards countering Nigeria’s Boko Haram militants

Catholic bishops of southwest Nigeria have commended Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian Army for the considerable progress recorded in the fight against Boko Haram. “ Boko Haram are being scattered and are on the run,” President Buhari said just four months after his election into office. “Occurrences of senseless killing by the Boko

Read more

Nigerian Bishop Decries the terrible attack of the “Boko Haram” terrorist group during the just concluded holidays

The Boko haram terrorist group were reported to surface in the city of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State of Nigeria, in the afternoon of December 27th 2015.The dangerous sect members launched into homes and ruined the holiday and Christmas celebration for many families. Many lost their lives that afternoon. The Nigerian government are yet

Read more

A synod conversation with Catholic Africa’s lion in winter

ROME — Supposedly Pope Paul VI once flirted with the idea of naming patriarchs for each of the world’s continents, as a step towards greater local control. Although the concept never went anywhere, if it had a strong contender for Africa over the past couple of decades, it probably would have been Nigeria’s Cardinal Francis

Read more