- Jan 22, 2021
Auxiliary Bishop Moses Chikwe of Owerri and his driver, Robert Ndubuisi, were released by their abductors Jan. 1 after being kidnapped five days earlier.
One of Nigeria’s most authoritative Catholic prelates has said the start of a new year ought to mark a turning point for the troubled nation, with the focus placed on ending ethnic, political, and religious divisions, and working toward what unifies and is beneficial for all.
Since opening a children’s home in 2007, Sister Matylda Iyang has cared for dozens of malnourished and homeless children from the streets of Uyo, Nigeria; many of them had family who believed they were witches.
Polish Capuchin Franciscan missionaries have opened the first music school in the Central African Republic in hopes of preventing children from being drafted into paramilitary groups.
Auxiliary Bishop Moses Chikwe of Owerri, Nigeria, and his driver were kidnapped late Dec. 27
Conflict in the South Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has caused “pervasive” gender-based violence, according to Catholic aid groups.