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Chinedu Asadu

Chinedu Asadu is an author at Religion News Service.

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Two Nigeria churches attacked; worshippers killed, abducted

By Chinedu Asadu — June 21, 2022
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — At least 32 people were killed in the Kajuru area last week in an attack that lasted for hours across four villages.

Nigeria church: 38 killed in attack during Sunday service

By Chinedu Asadu — June 7, 2022
ABUJA. Nigeria (AP) — The attackers opened fire on the worshippers just as the Pentecost Mass was ending, survivors said.

Across Africa, major churches strongly oppose LGBTQ rights

By Chinedu Asadu, Mogomotsi Magome, Rodney Muhumuza, and Kwasi Gyamfi Asiedu — October 20, 2021
In Ghana, home to a diverse array of religions, leaders of major churches have united in denouncing homosexuality as a “perversion” and endorsing legislation that would, if enacted, impose some of the harshest anti-LGBTQ policies in Africa. In Nigeria, the umbrella body for Christian churches depicts same-sex relationships as an evil meriting the lengthy prison […]
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