Posts Tagged ‘Catholics in Nigeria’

Nigeria’s Mass attendance is one of the highest in the world

Monday, February 19th, 2024

Mass attendance in Nigeria is one of the highest of any country in the world. As many as 94% of self-identified Nigerian Catholics surveyed said they attend weekly or daily Mass, according to a study published in early 2023 by Georgetown University’s Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate. The World Values Survey, which conducted Read more

Nigerian Church reeling from relentless kidnappings

Thursday, October 26th, 2023

Brother Godwin Eze, one of three Benedictine monks kidnapped by an armed gang on the night of 17 October from the Eruku Monastery in North Central Nigeria, has been killed by his captors. The other two abducted postulants, Anthony Eze and Peter Olarewaj, were freed on 21 October. Brother Godwin Eze was killed soon after Read more

Catholics in Nigeria face violence and intimidation; election results questioned

Thursday, March 9th, 2023
Catholics Nigeria election violence

The recent presidential election in Nigeria has been met with mixed reactions from both citizens and international observers, and Catholics have faced violence in several regions. While some have hailed the election as a victory for democracy, others have criticised the process as flawed and marred by irregularities. International observers reported logistical failings at polling Read more