#BreakingNews 2 Catholic Priests Killed in Separate Attacks on the Weekend - RIP Fr. Vitus and Fr. Christopher
2 Catholic Priests were Killed in Separate Attacks on the Weekend in Nigeria, Africa. Fr. Vitus and Fr. Christopher were both killed.
Catholic Diocese of Auchi, 26th June 2022
With heavy hearts but with total submission to the will of God, we announce the death of our priest Rev. Fr. Christopher Odia, who was killed by his abductors after being kidnapped this morning 26th June 2022 at about 6.30am in his rectory while coming out to go for Sunday Mass at St. Michael Catholic Church Ikabigbo, Uzairue, Edo State.
Until his death, Fr Odia was the Administrator of St Michael Catholic Church, Ikabigbo and also the Principal of St. Philip Catholic Secondary School Jattu. He was aged 41. May his soul rest in peace.🙏🙏🙏
Burial arrangements will be announced by the Diocese later
Rev. Fr. Peter Egielewa Director of Social Communications
Catholic Diocese of Auchi
OBITUARY: THE LATE REVEREND FATHER VITUS BOROGO
It is with a heavy heart, but with total submission to the will of God that we announce the death of Rev. Fr. Vitus Borogo, which sad event took place today, at Prison Farm, Kujama, along Kaduna-Kachia Road, after a raid on the farm by Terrorists. Until his death, Fr Vitus (aged 50) was the Chaplain of the Catholic Community of the Kaduna State Polytechnic, and the Chairman of the Nigerian Catholic Diocesan Priests Association (NCDPA), Kaduna Chapter.
Most Rev. Matthew Man-Oso Ndagoso, the Catholic Archbishop of Kaduna condoles with the immediate family, the NFCS Family of Kaduna Polytechnic, and indeed the entire Kaduna Polytechnic Community; and assures them of his fraternal closeness and prayers.
Details of his Funeral arrangement will be announced as soon possible. Meanwhile we commit his soul to the maternal intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and call on all men and women of goodwill to continue to pray for the peaceful repose of his soul and for the consolation of his bereaved family, especially his mother.
Rev. Fr. Christian Okewu EMMANUEL