Matthew Kukah, Appointed To Vatican’s Pontifical Council By Pope Benedict XVI

Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has been appointed by Pope Benedict XVI as a member of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue, Vatican City. The 13-member Council is the highest decision and policy-making body for the Council for the Holy See.

Matthew Hassan Kukah With The Pope Benedict XVI

Kukah’s appointment is coming on the heels of the recent appointment of John Onaiyekan, Archbishop of Abuja, as a Cardinal by the Pope.

The Bishop who has recently had sundry of appointments and awards, should odinarily not have difficulty fitting into the Council as he has been an advocate of peace, reconciliation and inter-religious tolerance in Nigeria especially, and Africa at large.

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  • A round peg in a round hole. Good. Good one. May the lord help them(us) achieve the goal for that. Peaceeeeeeeeeeeee!

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