Tag: Catholic Priests

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Gunmen abduct two Catholic priests in Katsina

Terrorists on Thursday attacked a Catholic church in Katsina, St. Vincent Ferrer Malunfashi, and abducted two priests – Katsina is also the home state of Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari. The corpse of one of the priests was however found behind the Church premises on Friday morning while one is still[Read More…]

In Awka, Gunmen abduct two catholic priests

Gunmen have reportedly abducted two Catholic priests from Awka Diocese, Anambra State. The two priests – Rev. Fr. Joseph Nweke and Rev. Fr. Felix Efobi – were reportedly kidnapped on Friday evening along the Benin-Owo Expressway at the Elegbeka area of Ose local government area of Ondo State. The two[Read More…]

“Our Priests Are Being Attacked, Harassed By Fulani Herdsmen” – Bishop Condemns The Killing of Catholic Priests In Enugu

The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, has described the attack on three catholic priests by suspected herdsmen in Enugu as unfortunate and saddening. Three Catholic priests were on Sept. 26, attacked by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Akachine, Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State on their[Read More…]

Police Refutes Claims By Father Mbaka That His Life Is In Danger

The Enugu State Police command has refuted claims by Enugu-based Catholic priest who is also the founder of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Rev. Father Camillus Ejike Mbaka, that his life is in danger. The cleric had alleged that some people were threatening his life after he blasted President Goodluck Jonathan’s government[Read More…]