John Cardinal Onaiyekan John Cardinal Onaiyekan
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Jan 29, 1944
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Nigeria
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Oct 24, 2012
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Italian Sept 15, 2016
«Emigrare non è una soluzione»
Emigrare non è una soluzione ai problemi della Nigeria e dell’Africa. Servono invece politiche che favoriscano lo sviluppo economico e offrano opportunità in loco ai giovani.
English Aug 19, 2016
Cardinal Onaiyekan: Never take peace for granted
The Metropolitan Archbishop of Abuja in Nigeria, Cardinal John Onaiyekan has called on Nigerians to promote mutual trust and not allow evil people sow seeds of discord and misery in the land. The Cardinal made the call in a homily he preached at the funeral Mass of the late emeritus Bishop of Makurdi Diocese, Athanasius Usuh. The Mass took place recently at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Makurdi, Benue State in Nigeria.
English May 02, 2016
Fulani Herdsmen Attack: Cardinal Onaiyekan Escapes Death
Tragedy was averted late on Friday, April 29, 2016 when Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, survived an attempt on his life by suspected herdsmen along Benin-Ekpoma road in Edo State. Cardinal Onaiyekan was attacked on his way from the 10 years anniversary celebration of the enthronement of Dr. Augustin Akubueze as a bishop and the 10 years anniversary celebration of the Diocese Uromi.
English Feb 09, 2016
Nigerian cardinal: Eucharist no place for ‘false political correctness’
Where others prefer to tiptoe and use couched language, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, archbishop of Abuja in Nigeria, minced no words in talking about the proper disposition for the reception of the Holy Eucharist, which many Catholics seem to take for granted nowadays.
English Jan 18, 2016
'Politicians should learn to forgive,' Catholic priest cautions
He urged politicians to desist from using their power and authority to seek revenge against perceived enemies and to learn to forgive.
English Dec 27, 2015
Cardinal Onaiyekan Disowns Recent Interview Disparaging Buhari
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Eminence John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has denied granting an interview published last Sunday by an online news medium where he was alleged to have made some damaging statements about the reputation of President Muhammadu Buhari.
English Feb 05, 2015
Cardinal Onaiyekan Says Attacks On Buhari Over Certificate, Health Uncivilized
1. Election postponement is tenure elongation 2.Father Mbaka overstepped the limits of Catholic preaching 3.We can’t get the right leader if we vote religion, ethnicity 4.Professor Jega must be impartial in 2015 elections 5.Catholic monitors collated results that contradicted 2011 INEC results.
French Jan 23, 2015
Le cardinal Onaiyekan réagit face aux crimes de Boko Haram
Entretien- Le Tchad va envoyer des renforts au Cameroun, pour l'aider dans son combat contre le groupe islamiste Boko Haram qui multiplie les exactions au Nigeria mais aussi sur le sol camerounais. L'Assemblée nationale a autorisé ce vendredi l'envoi de soldats tchadiens par un vote unanime.
French Feb 27, 2014
L'archevêque d'Abuja nous parle de la famille
Le pourcentage des réponses au questionnaire sur la famille envoyé aux Conférences épiscopales et aux dicastères de la Curie est très élevé.
Spanish Nov 27, 2013
El cardenal Olorunfemi dice no tener claro que Boko Haram secuestre mujeres cristianas para convertirlas al Islam
Ante los presuntos casos de mujeres cristianas secuestradas por la secta islámica Boko Haram y obligadas a casarse con hombres que pertenecen al movimiento después de haber sido obligadas a convertirse al Islam, el cardenal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan asegura que «he oído hablar de estos casos, pero es difícil evaluarlos debido a que hay muchas 'voces' alrededor del asunto».
Latin Oct 04, 2013
Un dialogo intra-musulmano per placare la violenza in Nigeria
E' questo il tempo opportuno per una rivolta della speranza e dello spirito, a cominciare dalle religioni. Lo hanno scritto nel loro Appello di pace i leader religiosi convenuti a Roma per il XXVII incontro per la pace, organizzato dalla Comunità di Sant'Egidio e terminato martedì sera. Nel testo si respinge con forza il terrorismo religioso, perché, si legge, “utilizzare il nome di Dio per uccidere è blasfemo. Il terrorismo religioso nega in radice la religione". Tra i firmatari, il card. John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan, arcivescovo di Abuja, in Nigeria, Paese scosso il 29 settembre scorso dall’ennesimo, sanguinoso, atto del gruppo islamista Boko Haram, che in un attacco contro un istituto scolastico ha ucciso nel sonno oltre 40 studenti. Francesca Sabatinelli ha intervistato il cardinale Onaiyekan:
English Sept 09, 2013
Cardinal Denounces Same Sex Practices
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Diocese His Eminence John Cardinal Onaiyekan has spoke against the practice of same-same sex marriage, stating that the practice and involvement is morally and religiously unacceptable.
English Nov 04, 2012
Nigeria: The New Nigerian Prince of the Church John Cardinal Onaiyekan
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