When God called them, they answered, and followed His prompting to serve.
Bishop Stephen Dami Mamza has been a courageous voice for peace in a region torn by strife.
Sixty years after gaining independence from the United Kingdom, Nigeria is overrun by violence, much of it targeted at Christians.
"Abba Goesh seemed to be profoundly convinced that God had sent him to this place and to the people inhabiting this land," says director Magdalena Wolnik.
An interview we Christine du Coudray, who worked at the international headquarters of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) as head of projects for Africa.
St. Ephigenia received the Gospel message straight from St. Matthew the Apostle.
Fr. Sam Ebute, of north-central Nigeria, tends to a flock that has been decimated by recent violence, as attacks on Christians have left 178 dead.
Aid to the Church in Need talks with Father Léandre Mbaydeyo, a priest from the Archdiocese of N'Djaména in Chad.
Muslim extremists armed with “armed with guns, machetes, swords and spears” have sought out Christians, according to an aid group's report.
In Kaya, a provincial capital in Burkina Faso, nothing can overshadow the joy of one's First Eucharist.