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ni-lgflag The Society of African Missions (SMA) first arrived in Nigeria in 1863

“It’s been a great life” – eulogy to Fr. Johnie Haverty by his friend,...

Some weeks ago when Johnie Haverty gave me a copy of a book of his life as a missionary he had just completed, he...

NIGERIA: Fulani militants kill 146 in Christian areas of southern Kaduna

Editor's Note: We continue our coverage of the ongoing tensions between Muslim Fulani militants and settled Christian communities in Nigeria. Following is a report...

Homeless refugee child from Nigeria crowned New York chess champion

“It’s an inspiring example of how life’s challenges do not define a person.” - Principal Jane Hsu, Manhattan Primary School 116, speaking of 8-year-old...

World Leprosy Day – 27 January – and the light of the Gospel in...

"Today the fight against exclusion and stigmatization must be extended to other areas of our African culture, such as tribalism, which today remains a...

Food for Thought – as we enter the Christmas Festivities

The following reflection was submitted to the SMA Communications Office by the Designated Safeguarding Liaison Person for the Irish Province, Elizabeth Murphy. It was...

AFRICA/NIGER – NEW JIHADIST ATTACK NEAR THE MISSION OF MAKALONDI

Agenzia Fides reported on November 19, 2018, that a new Jihadist attack occurred near the mission of Makalondi close to the border with Burkina...

NIGERIA: 11-year-old genius who is inspired by Michelangelo

"We used to tell him don't see yourself like a roadside artist. Believe you can have a name like Michelangelo, like da Vinci." - Adeniyi...

THREATS TO THE CHRISTIAN FAITH IN CONTEMPORARY NIGERIA – Part 2

It will be a great pity if Christians are looking up to President Buhari or his... party... to give us a sense of change....