Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama’

Prelate tells family synod modern Africa won’t be dictated to Comments 3

Friday, October 10th, 2014

A Nigerian archbishop has told the synod on the family that no-one should try to impose foreign cultures and ways on African peoples. Africans “have come of age”, said Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama, who is president of the Nigerian bishops’ conference. “We should be allowed to think for ourselves,” he said, noting that many African countries Read more

Catholics in Nigeria ‘desperate’ after suicide-bomb attack Comments 0

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Catholic clergy and people in Nigeria are at a point of “near desperation” after the a suicide-bomb attack on a church during Mass, according to the president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference. Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama wrote about “seeing children, women and men bombed out of existence”. The October 28 bomb, the latest in a series Read more