- Dec 11, 2019
Amid a recent controversy in Nigeria over a university-sponsored examination of witchcraft opposed by some Christian communities, one of the country’s Catholic bishops said the plain fact of the matter is that witchcraft matters to a lot of people – otherwise, he said, “No one would be talking about it.”
Catholics can learn from the rise of Pentecostal Christian groups in Africa, according to one Nigerian bishop.
The Bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah, told Crux that migration is “the ultimate manifestation of our state of despair.”
One of Nigeria’s leading bishops says the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and other foreign nationals in South Africa is “sad, and it is hard to know how Africa got to this stage.”
Implementing sharia law in northern Nigerian states a generation ago has not produced the effects promised, according to a Catholic bishop of the region.
As Cardinal John Onaiyekan of Abuja, Nigeria, prepares for retirement, arguably the most prominent Nigerian theologian in America says he’ll be remembered as a unifying force both in the Church and in the country.