- Apr 10, 2020
Nigeria’s Catholic hospitals and clinics can all be used to treat COVID-19 patients, the country’s bishops told the presidential task team set up to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
The Good Friday prayer event is set to start at sunrise Jerusalem on Holy Friday and to end at sunrise Jerusalem on Saturday, is organized by Save the Persecuted Christians (STPC).
An official for a Catholic aid agency in Nigeria says international leaders “have a moral obligation to ensure that information they pass out to the public is factual, accurate and evidence-based,” after three Nigerians overdosed on chloroquine after President Donald Trump endorsed it as a treatment for COVID-19.
The principal of a Catholic girls’ school was among 15 people killed in the impact of an explosion at a gas processing plant in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital.
A priest who serves as director of the Justice, Development and Peace Commission in his diocese in northern Nigeria cited an ongoing series of religious freedom violations in his region of the country, which is majority Muslim.
Nigeria’s bishops called on the international community to help the West African country in its fight against ethnic insecurity and terrorist groups such as Boko Haram.