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Bishop Doeme

As Boko Haram strikes on Christmas, ‘no evil will take away our faith’


“God will crush Boko Haram in his own time.”

Bishop labels killing of Christian farmers in Nigeria’s Middle Belt ‘calculated genocide’


“It appears as though what is happening here is part of a grand conspiracy. Our national government has not shown convincing signs of real commitment to end the carnage.”

Father Agwan

Nigeria: danger of stigmatization of Fulani


“there are always accusations and counter accusations either between the Fulani and the local groups, between Christians and Muslims, or between farmers and herdsmen, so much so that the facts are beclouded.”

Bishop Kukah (J. Nicholls/ACN)

Nigeria: ‘Our land is now a pool of blood’


“Where are the Chibok daughters? Where is Leah Sharibu? Who are the sponsored murderers who have overrun our land? Our land is now a pool of blood.”

Father Etube prays over mass grave

Nigeria: ‘It is like we have been left to perish because of our faith’


“He is watching. His time will come. He has told us in Psalm 46:10 to trust in Him. The blood of these martyrs will not be in vain.”

Bishop Kukah: ‘genocide is happening in Nigeria’


“The inefficiency of the military has made the terrorists bolder and there are also issues of the complicity of the various levels of the military.”

Held by Boko Haram: ‘Leah Sharibu must have been raped and forced to convert’


“Again, it is forced conversion and it cannot stand. We need to continue to work and to pray for Leah to be set free. Let us pray also for her family.”

Nigerian bishop: ‘the numbers killed are overwhelming,’ while government fails to act


“I am convinced that what we are dealing with here is a weak and corrupt structure. It is about the incapacity of the state to act.”

Nigeria: Michael Nnadi & Bolanle Ataga—martyrs walking toward the barking dogs


According to Muhammad [one of the kidnappers], they had killed Michael because he kept asking them to repent and turn their lives around from their evil ways.

In Nigeria, a priest reflects on deadly Fulani attack in light of Easter season


“I asked myself why it was that I organized an occasion to honor the mother of God and this would happen on this same day. I wondered where our Mother was that she could not intervene but allowed these people to suffer.”

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