UN Secretary General, Ban ki-Moon, will meet Pope Francis in the Vatican later this month to issues including climate change.
“Not only have the girls not been released but nothing is known about their fate" - Mgr Kaigama.
Up to 90% of the area occupied by Boko Haram has been freed in recent weeks by the Nigerian army.
"Here was a man of total commitment to the missionary cause to which he devoted his life. That shines through in every phase of his life,” Bishop Colm O’Reilly.
Aid to the Church in Need has highlighted fears of a Muslim-Christian conflict during the election period.
Western military intervention is the only viable option in the fight against Nigerian militants, who are now allied to Islamic State.
Five people killed in majority Muslim country as protestors vent anger over latest magazine cover depicting Muhammad.
Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Kieran O’Reilly SMA as Archbishop of Cashel & Emly following the resignation of Archbishop Dermot Clifford on grounds of age.
Speaking at the launch of Ruhama's annual report, Senator Bacik says criminalising the purchaser has resulted in a reduction in prostitution and trafficking in Sweden.
Bishop Oliver Doeme of Maiduguri warns "There is a religious undertone to this whole mess.”
Priest pays tribute to Mercy Sisters' legacies as enthusiastic educationalists.
Bishop of Maiduguri takes refuge with thousands of his faithful in parish in Yola in Adamawa state.
Pontiff warns of urgent need to promote a dialogue of life with Muslims to discourage violence against Christians.
100 year old Sr Marie Conlon felt a call from God from the age of thirteen but she was not sure where to pursue it.
"What is happening today lies in the years of corruption and mismanagement of state resources which consigned our citizens to a life of misery and squalor” - Bishop.
More than 69 days since schoolgirls were taken from their school by Boko Haram.
"They are just innocent girls and every human being feels bad about this. Life is sacred."
Concern for plight of more than 230 schoolgirls abducted by Islamists.
Pontiff asks for prayers for an end to injustice towards the hungry and the vulnerable.