CAN mourns slain Catholic Priest, Baptist Pastor (ThisDay)

CAN mourns slain Catholic Priest, Baptist Pastor (ThisDay)

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Wednesday mourned a Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr Michael Akawu of Abuja Archdiocese, and Rev. Hosea Akuchi of Nigerian Baptist Convention in Rigassa, Kaduna State who were killed by unknown gunmen. Akawu was the first Abuja indigenous Catholic priest and was ordained last year and posted as Assistant Parish Priest to Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Parish, Dobi, Gwagwalada Area Council. According to CAN President, Rev. Supo Ayokunle, “the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) commiserates with the leaderships of the Roman Catholic Church and the Nigerian Baptist Convention over the demise of two of their clerics who were killed by some unknown gunmen in Abuja and Kaduna State. Read more

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