Nigeria

June 25, 2014

Nigerian Bishop: Government Corruption Contributes to Boko Haram Violence

He spoke at a conference about the current crisis in his country.

May 28, 2014

Overcoming Boko Haram in Africa

The Nigerian government, taken to task over its handling of the abductions of more than 200 girls, enlists the aid of the international community.

May 16, 2014

Christians and Muslims United in Nigeria, Says Bishop

Prayers for the safe return of the kidnapped schoolgirls abound in the country.

May 14, 2014

Kidnapping of Nigerian Girls: ‘Not Just a Gender Story; It’s a Christian Story’

Nina Shea of the Center for Religious Freedom discusses the recent abduction and the aims of the abductors, the terrorist organization Boko Haram.

May 13, 2014

Religious Leaders Can Help Counter Boko Haram, U.S. Bishops Say

In a letter to National Security Adviser Susan Rice, Des Moines Bishop Richard Pates encouraged the U.S. government to assist the Nigerian people in building a safer society. Pope Francis has been praying for the release of the young women and encouraging others to do so via Twitter.

August 7, 2013

U.S. Failing to Address Terror Against Nigerian Christians, Warns Expert

Despite the attacks on Christians by allies of al Qaeda, the U.S. State Department has not taken strong measures in Nigeria.

November 15, 2012

Nigerian Catholics Respond to Attack With Prayer and Fasting

Pastor requests reparation by his parishioners for the desecration of their church’s desecration and prayers for the perpetrators’ conversion.

June 11, 2012

"Vatileaks" Suspect Applying for Bail

February 7, 2012

"Coming Out" To Rick Santorum, Confusing Catholic Terms Guide, Jesus of Egypt, and more!

The Best in Catholic Blog“Coming Out” To Rick Santorum. Click on the link by Richard Evans to learn more.

February 3, 2012

Opportunistic, Misogynist, Pro-Choice Male: The Jig is Up, Does Morality Inhibit Freedom, and more!

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January 26, 2012

Panicked Catholics Flee Violence in Northern Nigeria

January 20, 2012

Oy Vey The Catechism in Hebrew, The Minimum Wage and Catholic Social Teaching, SOPA, and much more!

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December 28, 2011

Educating Youth in Justice and Peace, What Happened to Shame, Humility Still Matters, and much more!

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December 27, 2011

The Truth of Fairy Tales, Ten Amazing Catholics, When is Christmas Anyway, and much more!

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December 26, 2011

Mytical Visions of Jesus Birth, Why Did God Become Man, About Those Christmas Animals, and more!

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November 23, 2011

USCCB on Religious Liberty Threats, School Choice is a Social Justice Issue, and much more!

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May 2, 2011

Being Papist in the U.K., Infallibility, Victims of Communism Day, Nigerian Elections, and more!

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January 10, 2011

Pope's Annual Survey of the World - Full Text

Religion does not represent a problem for society, nor is it a source of discord or conflict, Benedict XVI reiterates to diplomats