St. Francis Catholic Church In Owo Re-opened


It was Indeed a Resurrection day in Owo -Ondo State, when the church that was attacked by gunmen and many were killed is now re-opened after about 10 months of closure. 

The attack on St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State got the nation really startled. Opening the place of fellowship for worshippers on Easter Sunday is really a good news. 

Most Rev Bishop Jude Arogundade (Bishop of the Ondo Diocese), had earlier announced the church’s reopening.

“Since the unfortunate incident that befell our members at the saint Francis Cathedral in Owo on June 5 2022, the church has been closed down for security reasons and as a mark of respect for our fallen brothers and sisters.

“The church shall be opened again for Easter Sunday. The government of Ondo state is as well planning to commemorate the one year anniversary of the massacre in honor of our fallen heroes,” he disclosed in a statement on Saturday.