Archdiocese of Kaduna

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Fr. Bako Francis Awesuh, who was held captive for more than a month by Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria's Kaduna state earlier this year.

'Come to our rescue': Nigerian priest to international community after month of captivity

Dec 2, 2021

By ACI Africa

A Nigerian priest who spent more than a month in captivity following his abduction earlier this year has called on... Read more

Kaduna State in northern Nigeria.

Attack on Christians in Nigeria described as a ‘massacre’

Sep 30, 2021

By CNA Staff

An estimated 49 people were killed in a two-hour long attack. Read more

Father Benson Bulus Luka was kidnapped from his parish residence in Nigeria’s Kafanchan Diocese on Sept. 13, 2021.Kafanchan Diocese

Urgent prayers needed for kidnapped Nigerian priest

Sep 14, 2021

By Jude Atemanke

Prayers are being sought for the quick and safe release of a Catholic priest, Father Benson Bulus Luka, kidnapped from... Read more

Good Shepherd Seminary in Kaduna, Nigeria, whence four seminarians were abducted Jan. 8, 2020.

Three of four abducted Nigerian seminarians have been released

Jan 31, 2020

Three of the seminarians kidnapped earlier this month in northwestern Nigeria have been released safely by their captors, an official... Read more

Seminarians abducted from Nigeria's Good Shepherd Major Seminary.

1 of 4 kidnapped Nigerian seminarians released after suffering serious injuries

Jan 20, 2020

A Nigerian seminarian who was abducted this month was freed by his kidnappers after 10 days in captivity. Three seminarians... Read more

Good Shepherd Seminary in Kaduna, Nigeria, whence four seminarians were abducted Jan. 8, 2020.

Four seminarians abducted in Nigeria

Jan 13, 2020

Four seminarians, between the ages of 18 and 23, were abducted Wednesday night from their seminary in Kaduna, in northwestern... Read more