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THE IMPACT OF BOKO HARAM ON THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN NIGERIA

THE IMPACT OF BOKO HARAM (ISLAMIC RELIGIOUS EXTREMIST GROUP)  ON  THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN  NIGERIA An address to the Catholic Bishops of Brazil in Aparecida, by Most Rev. Ignatius A. Kaigama, Catholic Archbishop of Jos and President, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, 13th April, 2016. I am very highly honored and privileged to be here among […]

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THE CONDUCT OF THE 2015 PRESIDENTIAL AND NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS

PRELIMINARY STATEMENT BY THE CATHOLIC BISHOPS’ CONFERENCE OF NIGERIA ON THE CONDUCT OF THE 2015 PRESIDENTIAL AND NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS   Introduction: The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) is an organ of communion between the 56 ecclesiastical jurisdictions that make up the Catholic Church in Nigeria. It consists of all Bishops, both serving and […]

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SUGGESTED INITIATIVES FOR THE YEAR OF MERCY

THE YEAR OF MERCY ARCHDIOCESE OF JOS, SUGGESTED INITIATIVES The Holy Father, Pope Francis declared a Jubilee Year of Mercy from 8th December 2015 to 20th November, 2016, encouraging that the whole Church should rediscover in a special way the meaning of the corporal and spiritual works of mercy: “It is my burning desire that, […]

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GOOD FAMILIES MAKE GOOD NATIONS….CBCN

Communiqué at the End of the First Plenary Meeting of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) at the Daughters of Divine Love Retreat and Conference CentreLugbe, Abuja               (February 20 – 26, 2015) PREAMBLE 1.                  We, members of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, held our First Plenary Meeting of the year at the Daughters […]

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CHURCH AND STATE PARTNERSHIP IN THE PROVISION OF QUALITY EDUCATION

 Communiquè at the End of the First Plenary Meeting of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) at the Divine Love Retreat and Conference Centre Sabon Lugbe, Abuja, March 8-14, 2014   Preamble We, the members of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), at the conclusion of our First Plenary Meeting of the year 2014, […]

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THE NIGERIAN ELECTIONS AND BOKO HARAM: THE RESPONSE OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

THE NIGERIAN ELECTIONS AND BOKO HARAM:  THE RESPONSE OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH BY MOST REV. IGNATIUS KAIGAMA, ARCHBISHOP OF JOS AND PRESIDENT CATHOLIC BISHOPS CONFERENCE OF NIGERIA The last few months leading to the presidential elections in Nigeria have seen political gladiators engaged ferociously in political campaigns.  Political promises, barren speeches and campaign of calumny which had little to do […]

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A CALL TO NIGERIANS FOR A TRUE CONVERSION OF HEARTS

A CALL TO NIGERIANS FOR A TRUE CONVERSION OF HEARTS AN OPENING ADDRESS AT THE CBCN SECOND PLENARY MEETING AT THE CATHOLIC PASTORAL CENTRE, PORT HARCOURT, 12TH SEPTEMBER, 2015, BY MOST REV. IGNATIUS A. KAIGAMA, ARCHBISHOP OF JOS AND PRESIDENT, CATHOLIC BISHOPS’  CONFERENCE OF NIGERIA. We the Catholic Bishops of Nigeria are happy to be […]

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