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Fulani herdsmen vs Farming communities Seminar
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The Catholic Institute for Development Justice and Peace (CIDJAP) is a social organ of the Catholic Church, committed to the implementation of Catholic social teaching. It was founded in 1986 by Professor Monsignor Obiora Ike, who is still the institute’s director.


CIDJAP implements its vision of empowerment, development and combating injustice through a vast range of activities and programme.

CIDJAP’s work includes: prison and human rights work, primary and secondary health care, housing, community development, micro-credit schemes and many other activities targeted at those living in poverty in Nigeria.

  • Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC): Its Implication in the Nigerian Church

  • CIDJAP Legal Department organizes Justice Sector Reform Workshop

  • CIDJAP receives support from HMK Germany for Guardian Angels Motherless Babies Home (GAMB)

  • CIDJAP Sponsorship Department; A Mission and a Ministry

  • Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace organises Regional Seminar on Africae Munus

  • Ojukwu is an icon of peace, equity and justice by Msgr. Prof. Obiora Ike

  • Act of Terrorism and Vandalization at the Catholic Church of St. Leo The Great, Enugu - Nigeria

  • Africae Munus; The Church in Service to Reconciliation, Justice And Peace; A One Day Workshop Organized By CIDJAP & Caritas Enugu Diocese

  • CIDJAP in stronger collaboration with HMK Germany
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