ABUJA, Nigeria — A suicide bombing of a Catholic church in northern Nigeria on Oct. 28 has been denounced as cowardly by Archbishop Matthew Ndagoso of Kaduna.
“A cowardly, barbarous and horrible act that any ordinary person can only condemn. It is unthinkable that anyone is able to commit such actions, but, unfortunately, it happens,” the archbishop told Fides news agency Oct. 29.
On Sunday, a suicide bomber killed himself and seven others when he drove his explosives-filled jeep into St. Rita's parish in the city of Kaduna during a Mass. Hundreds were wounded in the attack.
The driver was stopped at the security gate outside the church. At first he reversed his car, but then drove...READ MORE