Here are pictures of Nigerian Catholic bishops during their recent meeting with Pope Francis in Rome… The clergis met with Pope Francis yesterday during the plenary session of the Ad Limina of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) in the Vatican.
In the group are two Nigerian members of the Sacred College, Cardinal Anthony Olubunmi Okogie, Archbishop Emeritus of Lagos and Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan, Archbishop of Abuja. There are 65 Nigerian prelates in all at the meeting.
Reports have it that the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over the incessant attacks in the country. The group made the call in a statement issued by Augustine Akubeze and Camillus Umoh, its president and secretary respectively.
The clerics condemned the killing of two priests and 17 congregants by suspected herders in Benue on Tuesday .