Francis Cardinal Arinze has just been approached by Biafran agitators to plead with the Pope so that Vatican City can help in the Biafra Agitation
Responding to the Biafran request, Cardinal Arinze strongly adviced against war as an instrument for the agitation.
According to the Cardinal bishop and the former Prefect Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of Sacrament!; Which ranks as a very vital Congregation in the Roman Catholic Hierarchy as designed in the Vatican City said “I was barely two days old as the Archbishop of Onitsha when the war broke out. He praised the intelligence of the late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu EzeIgbo Gburu Gburu who was already in control of the army, but quickly added that the British , Americans among others supported the Federal Government and we lost the war.
In a quick didactic on the Christological teachings on THE GOOD MAN, Cardinal Arinze made them understand that the God did not guarantee the good man victory on his earthly journey and quickly gave example with Kane and Abel and also added a quick reflection on the passion of Christ on good Friday.
Cardinal Arinze quickly adviced as against briefing the Pope on such matters, Biafran agitators should join politics , have the number in the parliament and push for a referendum.
Listen to Cardinal Arinze below