A word of hope amidst violence and persecution
Msgr. Ignatius Kaigama is the archbishop of Jos in Nigeria and the president of the Episcopal Conference of the country.
He will be visiting Canada from June 7 to June 14 to speak about the circumstances in his country of Nigeria, the most populous in Africa.
The difficulties are many: poverty, corruption, lack of healthcare and problems with the education system. In addition, factors contributing to the difficulties like the presence of Islamic extremist terrorist groups in the north, such as the so-called Boko Haram as well as the situation of Christians living under the Sharia Law in at least nine of the northern states.
Archbishop Kaigama will address these issues.
However, he strongly believes that dialogue is the key to a peaceful country.
Dates and times:
Friday June 8: Karol Wojtyla Hall, 4885 Saint John Paul II Way, 7:30 pm
Toronto: Saturday June 9: Mass at the Cathedral St. Michael, 65 Bond Street, at 5pm, will be followed by a talk given by the Bishop Kaigama
Sunday June 10: after the noon Mass, at St Clare Parish, 1118, St.Clair Ave West
Tuesday, June 12: Diocesan Centre, 180 Mont-Bleu Blvd, 7:30 pm
Thursday, June 14: Atwater Library
1200 Atwater Avenue – Atwater Metro, 7:30 pm
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