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KEYNOTE SPEECH AT RELIGIOUS FREEDOM REPORT LAUNCH 2018

THE CHALLENGES OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IN NIGERIA A TALK DELIVERED BY MOST REV. IGNATIUS A. KAIGAMA, ARCHBISHOP OF JOS, 24TH NOVEMBER, 2018, AT THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE, MALTA Your Excellency, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, the President of Malta, Your Excellency Most Rev. Charles J. Scicluna, the Archbishop of Malta Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, PREAMBLE May I begin […]

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INTER-FAITH PRAYER SESSION

INTERFAITH (MUSLIM/CHRISTIAN) PRAYER SESSION AT THE DIALOGUE, RECONCILIATION AND PEACE (DREP) CENTRE, JOS, 30th AUGUST, 2018 OPENING  REMARKS BY ARCHBISHOP IGNATIUS A.KAIGAMA Instead of the usual long and  formal protocol, please permit me to simply address you as brothers and sisters. We are here at the Dialogue, Reconciliation and Peace (DREP) Centre, Jos, for an […]

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16TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY…

OPENING SPEECH BY THE MOST REV. IGNATIUS A. KAIGAMA, ARCHBISHOP OF JOS, 7TH AUGUST, 2018. Protocols. INTRODUCTION: The theme for our 16th General Assembly is: “Revival of Catholic Traditions and Etiquettes in the Contemporary Nigerian Church: the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos in Focus”, in a speech to be delivered by Fr. Peter Uchu, PhD, a […]

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OPENING SPEECH @ DREP ROUND TABLE MEETING

MEETING OF ETHNIC, RELIGIOUS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS ON THE RECENT CRISIS SITUATION IN PARTS OF PLATEAU STATE AT THE DIALOGUE RECONCILIATION AND PEACE (DREP) CENTRE, JOS, 26TH JULY 2018. OPENING SPEECH BY MOST REV. IGNATIUS A. KAIGAMA, CATHOLIC ARCHBISHOP OF JOS Dear distinguished and peace-loving Royal Fathers, venerable elders, Imams, Archbishops, Mallams, Bishops, Sheikhs, Christian […]

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RECOWA PEACE COMMITTEE INAUGURATION

The RECOWA Peace Committee was inaugurated in Abuja, Nigeria, at the Catholic Resource Centre on the 12th April, 2018 by the President of RECOWA Most Rev. Ignatius A. Kaigama. The occasion was witnessed by dignitaries including Ambassadors of various countries, a large number of members of the Catholic Women Organization of  Nigeria and representatives of […]

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CBCN FIRST PLENARY 2018: OPENING ADDRESS OF THE PRESIDENT

CATHOLIC BISHOPS’ CONFERENCE OF NIGERIA, FIRST PLENARY MEETING, OPENING ADDRESS, ABUJA, 19th FEBRUARY, 2018, BY MOST REV. IGNATIUS A. KAIGAMA, ARCHBISHOP OF JOS AND PRESIDENT CBCN. To our God who can do infinitely more than we ask or imagine (cf. Eph 3:20), we commit our first plenary meeting of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria […]

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5TH CONVOCATION OF GODFREY OKOYE UNIVERSITY ENUGU 10.02.2018

Address of the Chancellor, Archbishop Ignatius A.Kaigama, on the Occasion of the 5thConvocation of Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu, 10th February, 2018. Protocol: This is the day the Lord has made, we rejoice and are glad in it! (Ps 118:24). I bring you greetings from the Archdiocese ofJos and from the good people of Plateau State.  Godfrey Okoye University apart from promoting serious academic, spiritual and moral excellence has also initiated programmes to promote healthy intercultural relationship, especially between northern  and southern Nigeria. As a support to me to […]

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SOCIAL IMPACT WORKSHOP, PRAIA, CAPE VERDE 29.01.18

SOCIAL IMPACT INVESTING  – EXCERPTS OF REMARKS BY ARCHBISHOP IGNATIUS A. KAIGAMA, PRESIDENT OF RECOWA, AT A WORKSHOP FACILITATED BY CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES (CRS) IN PRAIA, CAPE VERDE, 29.01.2018.  Social investment is understood as the use of private capital often in connection with charitable capital and public capital to resolve large scale social problems. Investment in social enterprises under suitable conditions means that social […]

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VUNA CONVOCATION/ANNIVERSARY 2017

AN ADDRESS BY THE VISITOR TO VERITAS UNIVERSITY, ABUJA (THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA), MOST REV. IGNATIUS A. KAIGAMA, ARCHBISHOP OF JOS AND PRESIDENT, CATHOLIC BISHOPS CONFERENCE OF NIGERIA (CBCN), ON THE OCCASION OF THE SIXTH CONVOCATION CEREMONY OF THE UNIVERSITY HELD ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5TH, 2017 BWARI AREA COUNCIL, FCT-ABUJA Protocols We gather here […]

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