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Nigeria

Nigerian bishop: “Our land is now a pool of blood”

Sixty years after gaining independence from the United Kingdom, Nigeria is overrun by violence, much of it targeted at Christians.

Nigerian priest: “It is like we have been left to perish because of our faith”

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.

Nigerian priest bringing psychological help to victims of terrorism

Fr. Joseph Bature Fidelis welcomes donation by papal foundation to build trauma center.

Nigerian Catholics dressed in black march for peace and security

Protest, led by bishops, takes place on first Sunday of lent.

Archbishop: The government of Nigeria does not do enough to protect Christians and Muslims

Attacks by Boko Haram, Islamic State West Africa Province,, and Fulani herdsmen continue.

Nigerian Catholics to don black clothing on Ash Wednesday to protest violence

Bishops of the African country invite universal Church to join them in prayer for victims of kidnapping.

Kidnapped Nigerian priest is freed

Fr. Nicholas Oboh was released Tuesday evening.

Priest kidnapped in Nigeria

Abduction comes a few days after murdered seminarian laid to rest.

In aftermath of Christmas Day beheadings, a Nigerian priest reflects on plight of Christians

Islamist militants released a video on December 26, 2019 of the beheading of 10 blindfolded Christians, and the shooting of an eleventh on Christmas Day.

4 Nigerian seminarians abducted while on seminary grounds

The abductors have yet to list any demands for release.

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