September 16, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Communion has given thanks to God for the safe release of the Church of Nigeria’s second most senior cleric, Archbishop Ignatius Kattey.
Provincial Dean Kattey and his wife were kidnapped more than a week ago by armed men near their residence in the southern city of Port Harcourt. Mrs Kattey was later abandoned by the kidnappers. Kattey is the archbishop of Niger Delta Province and the bishop of Niger Delta North...
September 13, 2013
[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has called on the church to pray for the kidnapped Nigerian Archbishop Ignatius Kattey.
Kattey, who is dean of the Church in Nigeria (Anglican Communion) and archbishop of Niger Delta province, was seized last Friday near his residence in the southern city of Port Harcourt.
In a statement on Sept. 13, Welby described the kidnapping as “deeply shocking,” and called on the church to pray...