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Church in Nigeria - Latest News
Aug 15, 2020 - 08:00 am .- Pope Francis prayed Saturday for the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary, “Mother of Hope,” for Nigeria’s persecuted Christians and for peace in conflicts in Africa.
Jul 8, 2020 - 07:00 am .- A new report Wednesday urged the U.K. to sanction Nigerian officials accused of turning a blind eye to the persecution of Christians.
Jul 3, 2020 - 05:30 am .- The president of the European bishops’ commission has promised persecuted Christians in Nigeria that he will advocate for increased support from the European Union. 
Mar 3, 2020 - 08:00 am .- Another Catholic priest in Nigeria has been kidnapped by gunmen, according to local media reports.
Feb 26, 2019 - 03:05 pm .- Nigeria is in the midst of counting votes cast in a contentious general election, and Catholic bishops are urging the nation’s leaders to conduct a credible and transparent vote, while at the same time the bishops closely observe the election process.
Sep 24, 2018 - 02:24 pm .- A Catholic priest in Nigeria died Sept. 19, just days after escaping from kidnappers, according to local media reports. The exact cause of his death has not yet been made public.
Sep 20, 2018 - 11:53 am .- In a strong critique of Nigeria’s governing administration, the country’s Catholic bishops have said that Nigeria must find a new approach to self-governance as it prepares for its 2019 general election. The bishops added that prayer for Nigeria is essential to the country’s future.

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