martedì 24 maggio 2022

Nigeria
Cardinal Onaiyekan: Christians & Muslims must counter 'fanatic' extremism together

(Deborah Castellano Lubov, Vatican News)
In an interview with Vatican News, Cardinal Onaiyekan, Archbishop Emeritus of Abuja, Nigeria, decries the stoning and burning alive of a Christian student as an example of a country suffering a scourge of bad government and insecurity, targeting Christians and Muslims alike. Cardinal John Onaiyekan has expressed "outrage" for the gruesome murder of a Christian student in Nigeria, and has decried the rampant violence and extremism in the country against Christians, and also against Muslims. In an interview with Vatican News, the Archbishop Emeritus of Abuja lamented the state of insecurity in the African country, attributing much of the unrest to bad governance and to fanatics, who give a bad name to the rest of nation's pacific Muslim population. (...)