The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins, has called on Nigerians to show more empathy for their fellow citizens and make sacrifice for the common good.
Archbishop Adewale Martins who made this call in his Easter message released Lagos urged them to show concern for the welfare of fellow citizens in emulation of Jesus Christ who made the invaluable sacrifice of His life out of love for humanity.
“In this Easter season, we are once again reminded of the love that made our Lord Jesus Christ to take upon himself the sins of all mankind and was crucified so that we might have eternal life.
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“Like Jesus, we too must be willing to make sacrifices for the common good and the growth of our nation.
“We must show more tolerance towards others and accommodate those with points of view that are different from ours so that we can all live together in peace and unity,” he said.
Love, according to him, is the virtue we all need to practice as Nigerians so that we can together fight against the numerous ills plaguing the land and move towards the path of lasting peace and prosperity.
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