Another Catholic priest kidnapped in Enugu.
The case of insecurity is still on the rise in the country right now, the stories of abduction by unknown men and killings is in the news every week and nothing is been done about it.
But there is a special case in the Enugu state of Nigeria with the increased abduction of ordained Catholic priests in the past months, some were rescued alive while some lost thier precious lives in the process which is beginning to raise eyebrows whether there is a special target on priests or its just general insecurity.
According to reports, another Catholic priest of the Catholic diocese of nsukka in Enugu state has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen on his way back from a pastoral meeting at st Theresa Catholic cathedral nsukka. The priest identified as Fr Malachy Asadu is a priest serving in the diocese. The Nigerian police force Enugu state command has confirmed the news of the abduction and has promised to rescue the priest unharmed. The Catholic diocese of Enugu through its spokesperson has called for prayers so that the priest will be released soon.
Gunmen Assassinated Catholic Priest in Abeokuta
A young Catholic Priest, Rev Fr Luke Adeleke of Abeokuta Diocese was murdered in Abeokuta yesterday (Friday) evening on his way home after Mass. The priest was attacked by some Gun Men and shot Dead. The reason for the assassination of the priest cannot be ascertained at the time of the report.More details will be provided when needed.
A Catholic priest slumps and dies during a football match in asaba.
The Catholic community all over the the country and the Catholic archdiocese of Onitsha has been thrown into mourning over the unforeseen death of one of thier priests Rev Fr Pious Uche Ukor.The incident happened on Wednesday 4th December 2019 during a novelty match between the Catholic priests of Onitsha archdiocese and Catholic priests of issele uku diocese. Fr pious, happens to be the coach of the Onitsha archdiocese team and was with his team on the field. The m...
Gunmen Kidnapped 2 Catholic Priests in Edo
The Spokesperson of the Edo State Police Command, SP Chidi Nwanbuzor, has confirmed the kidnapping of two Catholic priests in a statement on Sunday, July 3.Reports have it that some gunmen abducted the two Catholic priests identified as Rev. Father Peter Udo of St Patrick’s Catholic church Uromi in Esan North East and Rev. Father Philemon Oboh of St Joseph retreat center Ugboha in Esan South East local government area of Edo State.The Priests were kidnapped between...
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