2009-09-05 18:29:19

Nigeria Turns to Catholicism Despite Church Attacks

(5 Sept 09 - RV) According to the latest reports from Kontagora, in Niger state, Nigeria, the apostolic vicar of the region says that the people are turning to the message of hope that the Christian faith offers. Bishop Timothy Carroll said that despite some recent attacks on new churches being built – an unprecedented  number of people are responding to the message of salvation. John Newton is the press officer for Aid to the Church. He says that  while the Church has sponsored literacy classes, well-digging, basic health care, and education for tribes in the region for many years, in recent years there is sudden interest in Catholicism... RealAudioMP3

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