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S+L BLOG: Nigeria



Over Christmas we were stunned by images of bloody attacks on Christians in Nigeria. This past week more attacks were carried out in the North of Nigeria by a radical Islamist group. However, this time most of the victims were Muslims. Catholic News Service’s Carol Glatz filed this report. ...read more
It is difficult to believe there are countries in the world where suffering is an every day reality. The pope delivered the post-synodal exhortation “Africae Munus” about the Catholic Church in Africa last November, focusing on the need for change.  Today the news coming out of Africa is mainly about the starvation in the Horn ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: Benedict XVI had a meeting with Canadian bishops today. Find out who was there and what special gifts they gave the Pope. Plus, a Vatican conference is asking why new vocations to the priesthood are decreasing in some dioceses, while booming in others. We tell you what they’re learning. ...read more