Nigeria: Church Decries “Slow Genocide” of Christians

The Catholic Church in Nigeria claims that the Christians in their country are the victims of a process of ethnic cleansing at the hands of islamist Fulani Muslims, with the complicity of the state. During a webinar hosted by Aid to the Church in Need International (ACN) respective speakers. Among them, one bishop and several […]

ACN News – The nightmare of Fulani herdsmen attacks in Nigeria

An ACN Press Release – for Immediate Release Nigeria The nightmare of Fulani herdsmen attacks Msgr. Kaigama sends out a call to terrorists ACN Canada’s fundraising campaign for Nigeria underway   Montreal, November 9, 2018 – The city of Jos in Northern Nigeria has suffered severely from many long years of inter-religious violence at the […]

Nigeria – The evil of Boko Haram

Joop Koopman, ACN USA Adapted by Robert Lalonde, ACN Canada The Christian world is focused on Iraq, where thousands of believers are refugees in their own country, hounded if not actually brutalized by the merciless Islamist radicals of the Islamic State. Meanwhile, Africa’s most populous country is under siege from Jihadist forces equally determined to […]

Nigeria – Help for the renovation of a Major Seminary in Jos

ACN International Adapted by AB Griffin, ACN Canada In the Western World, many seminaries are forced to close their doors due to a lack of vocations, and many dioceses only have a handful of new priestly ordinations. In contrast, seminaries are simply bursting at the seams in many parts of Africa. The rectors have sleepless […]

Nigeria: “Were it not for your prayers, it would have been much worse.”

“Were it not for your prayers, it would have been much worse.” [Picture captions: Young people at a roadside in northern Nigeria; Persecuted but not forgotten: Fr John Bakeni] A climate of fear has spread across northern Nigeria amid continuing attacks which have threatened to make parts of the region ungovernable. Attacks on government structures, market […]

Nigeria – “Please help bind up our wounds and heal our broken hearts.”

 By John Pontifex, ACN United Kingdom Adapted by ACN Canada “In north-east Nigeria, they can attack our homes but they cannot destroy our spirit. We have suffered persecution, discrimination and harassment, but they can never take away our faith and our hope in the risen Lord.” Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos, President of the Bishops’ […]