Leading Nigerian bishop decries corruption
March 16, 2016
In a recent interview, the president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria denounced corruption as a “a social disease that has spread, permeating all echelons of society, from government to private enterprise and even the religious realm.”
“We need a conversion that is not just spiritual but also social and relates to Christians and Muslims without distinction,” Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos told La Stampa’s Vatican Insider. “Corruption has defaced this country, it has reduced it to slavery and as a Church we cannot allow it, nor encourage it, nor back it!”
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