Nigerian Christian Black Lives Don’t Matter

Jun 10, 2020 by

by Jules Gomes, Church Militant: A Nigerian Catholic priest who organized clergy anti-Trump protests Monday is being slammed for his silence on the wholesale slaughter of Christians in Nigeria, even as U.S. bishops are accused of promoting a false narrative on the persecution of Nigerian Christians. Muslim Fulani herdsmen armed with machetes hacked to death a 3-year-old girl and nine defenseless Christians in Nigeria’s Kaduna state the same week Josephite Fr. Cornelius Ejiogu declared...

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More than 600 Nigerian Christians killed in 2020, new report says

Jun 7, 2020 by

from CNA: Christians in Nigeria faced escalating persecution and a mounting death toll in the first four months of 2020, a new report has said. In a report issued on 15 May, the International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law (Intersociety) said that 620 Nigerian Christians have been killed since the beginning of the year, and mapped a campaign of destruction and arson carried out against churches in the African nation. The society, a non-profit founded in 2008 in Nigeria, works...

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Nigerian Archbishop talks about genocide, GAFCON and the way forward for the Anglican Communion

May 5, 2020 by

by David W Virtue, Virtueonline: An exclusive interview with Nigerian Archbishop Ben Kwashi. The Rt. Rev. Ben Kwashi is the Archbishop of Jos, Nigeria. He also holds the title of General Secretary of GAFCON — the Global Anglican Future Conference — a title and office he took over in 2019 when he succeeded Archbishop Peter Jensen, former Archbishop of Sydney. He is a world traveler. He is married to Gloria and they have six children. He works closely with the chairman of GAFCON, the...

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Is the World Ignoring a Christian Genocide in Nigeria?

Apr 24, 2020 by

by Lela Gilbert, Providence Magazine: How much do Westerners know about Nigeria? Do we recognize it as Africa’s largest nation? Are we aware of its considerable economic importance? Are Western Christians alert to the dangers faced by our fellow believers in Nigeria? Granted, it’s a little challenging to learn about Nigeria’s woes because we have to search for reports. Sadly, they only appear randomly on Christian websites. But it’s increasingly conspicuous that with every passing week,...

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He Simply “Hates Christians”: The Persecution of Christians: January 2020

Mar 29, 2020 by

by Raymond Ibrahim, Gatestone Institute: The Slaughter of Christians in Nigeria During several separate incidents, militant Muslims—whether Fulani herdsmen, Boko Haram, or generic terrorists—continued to attack and massacre several Christians. On Friday, January 17, for instance, Muslim Fulani tribesmen on motorbikes raided a Christian village at a time they knew people were congregating in the village square where Christian fellowship often took place. They then opened fire. “As the...

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Installation of the New Primate of Nigeria

Mar 26, 2020 by

BY NGOZI ADIGHIBE, reporter for the Church of Nigeria “There is nothing and no one, who can help us, except Jesus Christ and Him crucified.” This was the crux of the message of the new Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, the Most Rev’d Henry C. Ndukuba at the commemoration of the Archbishop Nicholas Okoh’s decade of Primacy and Primate Ndukuba’s presentation as the 5th Archbishop Metropolitan and Primate Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion held at the Cathedral Church of...

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