- Nov 26, 2020
Describing a seminarian who was kidnapped and killed by terrorists as a martyr, a Nigerian bishop urged worshippers at the young man’s funeral to uphold their faith and demand that the country’s president protect people of all faiths in violence-prone areas of the country.
A Catholic bishop in Nigeria says the policies of the central government is giving the terrorist group Boko Haram a “confidence boost.”
As Africa enters a new year, Church leaders hope many of the problems of 2019 can be put behind them.
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.”