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The girls were freed on Saturday in exchange for the release of five Boko Haram suspects

Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme of Maiduguri said the battle was not limited to the ‘physical realm’

Why is their plight of so little interest to the wider world?

Cardinal Okogie and two bishops called on the Nigerian government to focus on securing the release of the remaining Chibok girls

When the terrorist group attacked his diocese, a Nigerian bishop launched a spiritual fightback. Dan Hitchens meets him

Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme of Maiduguri said the terrorist group have been pushed back

Peaceful people gather to pray for peace – it won’t sway those in favour of violence

Analysts are warning that a leadership struggle among Islamist groups could lead to more killings

‘If every parish in the country did the same it might at last wake up our political classes to the scale of the suffering,’ Aid to the Church in Need has said