Nigeria Diocese Facing Islamic Militia Attacks Says, ‘Enough is Enough!’

An embattled Catholic diocese in southeastern Nigeria facing a mounting wave of violent attacks from Islamic militias has declared “enough is enough,” demanding that “bad” members of the largely Muslim Fulani tribe be “flushed out” of the area and that local self-protection groups be armed to provide their own security.

Trump Pleas for Safety of Christians in  Nigeria

Meeting embattled Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, April 30, President Donald Trump made a special plea for Christians facing persecution in Africa’s most populous country.

‘Rejected’ Nigerian Bishop, Backed by Pope, Resigns

Eight months after ordering priests in a Nigerian diocese to pledge their obedience to the pope and accept the bishop that now-retired Pope Benedict XVI had named for them, Pope Francis accepted the resignation of the disputed bishop.

Pope Tells Nigerian Priests They Must Accept Bishop

Pope Francis is giving priests belonging to the Diocese of Ahiara, Nigeria, 30 days to write a letter promising obedience to him and accepting the bishop appointed for their diocese or they will be suspended.

Father Ikenna Okagbue

Seeing the holiness and humanity of his parish priests as a child inspired Father Ikenna Okagbue, 35, to consider priesthood for himself.

Father Michael Ugbor

After years of resisting the voice that has called him since childhood, Nigerian-born Father Michael Odinaka Ugbor, 37, finally surrendered to God in a diocese 5,000 miles from home.