The 53-year-old priest was kidnapped along with his chauffeur … WCCRM Owerri Diocese, Owerri, Imo. On Monday, reports emerged from the Church that he has been kidnapped. The reported death of the kidnapped Auxiliary Bishop of the Auxiliary Bishop of Owerri Catholic Archdiocese, the Most Rev. Catholic data and records for you Search for: HOME HOME; ABOUT; NEWS. Chikwe was kidnapped on Sunday December, 27, Meanwhile, the Archbishop of Owerri Catholic Diocese, Anthony J.V. Gunmen on Monday kidnapped a Catholic Bishop, the Auxillary Bishop of Owerri Catholic Archdiocese, Moses Chike alongside his driver at the World Bank area of Owerri… On April 18, 1950 it was elevated to a diocese. Obinna, has called for prayers for the speedy release of the kidnapped Bishop Chikwe. On Sunday night, armed men kidnapped the Auxiliary Bishop of Owerri Diocese, in Nigeria, Moses Chikwe, and his driver, whose name has not been released. The diocese dates back to the Vicariate Apostolic of Owerri, which was created on February 12, 1948 when the Vicariate Apostolic of Onitsha-Owerri was split. By Chidi Onyewuchi The Roman Catholic Bishop of Owerri Diocese, His Lordship Moses Chikwe has been kidnapped. Anthony JV Obinna, has requested the public to disregard news of the bishop’s death. CNA Staff, Dec 30, 2020 / 05:29 pm MT (CNA).- Priests and parishioners in Southern California are praying for the safe return of Bishop Moses Chikwe, the auxiliary bishop of Owerri … The … Moses Chikwe, of his speedy release. Nigeria; Africa; Vatican; Others; CSN/CBCN WCCRM Owerri Diocese welcomes you to a new world of new possibilities through Christ. A post by a Catholic priest who is a functionary in Assumpta Cathedral, the domain of the Catholic Church in […] In a statement, the Archbishop of Owerri Diocese, the Most Rev. CNA Staff, Dec 30, 2020 / 05:29 pm ().-Priests and parishioners in Southern California are praying for the safe return of Bishop Moses Chikwe, the auxiliary bishop of Owerri Archdiocese in … The Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri, Imo State, said on Tuesday the abducted auxiliary Bishop of the diocese, Moses Chikwe, is still alive and has not been killed by his abductors. The Police Command in Imo has assured family and friends of the abducted auxiliary bishop of Owerri Catholic Arch Diocese, His Lordship, Most Rev. On March 26, 1994 it became an archdiocese. 986 likes. The whereabouts of the Auxillary Bishop of the Owerri Catholic Diocese, Most Rev Moses Chikwe has been unknown since yesterday he went out. The Archbishop of Owerri, Victor Obinna confirmed the kidnap in a statement made available to Vatican News , on his behalf by the Archdiocesan Chancellor, Msgr.Alphonsus Oha. Moses Chikwe, and his driver, has been described as misleading.